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The Wise Guide

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche Excerpt THE WISE GUIDE Two people have been living in you all your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose … Continue reading

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Suffering

“And here is where we come to suffering, because what suffering tells you is where the mind is clinging. “Now, I am talking about your suffering. I am not talking about somebody else’s suffering. Let’s just deal with us. For … Continue reading

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Freely Desiring or Attachment

“I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else.” – G.K. Chesterton We all have desires.  We want more money, maybe.  Or, more of what money can buy – a new home … Continue reading

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Is Religion Changing?

    Is Religion Changing? I’ve written a lot on this blog about religion and my belief that it has been a major contributor over the years to division among people.  I read the following article by Jean Houston in the latest … Continue reading

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The Genesis of Pain

The Genesis of Pain We all experience emotional pain from time to time.  Did you ever stop and wonder where the pain comes from?  It goes like this.  Something happens out there in the world.  Maybe a person I love … Continue reading

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Change and Transformation

Change and Transformation Our personal selves are changing every second of every day – our minds and our bodies.  So are the other beings around us. Our culture changes.  Conflicts between nations flare up and calm back down. Science makes … Continue reading

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Today I Am Wise

Today I Am Wise “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”  — Rumi The thing is when we want to change the world, quite often we have … Continue reading

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I Attract That Which I Am

I Attract That Which I Am The above is a quote from the current Chopra meditation series, Miraculous Relationships.  The movie, The Secret, made the law of attraction very popular.  Like attracts like.  The idea is a basic Buddhist concept … Continue reading

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I See You

I See You I liked the film Avatar – during its run it broke all box office records, became the highest grossing film of all time and was the first film to gross more than $2 billion.  For those of … Continue reading

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Karma

Karma What You Do Is What You Get There are lots of definitions for Karma:  You reap what you sow.  The law of cause and effect.  If you want more of something, do that. What goes around, comes around.  I … Continue reading

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