27 Mar Happy Spring 2016

Hello! I trust your Spring season is off to a great start. I've been busy with several projects and having lots of fun writing. Since my last news update, there have been several posts made on The True Nature of Reality guided journaling...

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05 Mar You Can Now Find Me on MEDIUM

If you love to read, Medium is an outstanding platform to find the latest works of many of your favorite writers. You can follow big names like Seth Godin and Anne Lamott, or news reporters like Katie Couric. It's also a great...

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28 Nov Is Education Real?

Is education, and the progress it brings, real? This might seem like an easy question with an obvious answer, but I am always amazed at how many people profess their belief in education, and then live in constant fear of falling back into...

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25 Nov Doubting Your Faith

Many people believe it's wrong to doubt or question their own faith, but, when we ask questions that challenge the validity of our deepest convictions, we aren't weakening our belief system. We are making it stronger. Panning For Gold I like to think of...

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25 Nov Gassho

Approaching life with open hands is an act of courage. The practice of Gassho may look genteel, two empty hands coming together slowly in a prayer-like position, held chest level as the head bows in reverence, but this is a posture of fearlessness,...

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18 Nov Natural Beauty

Seeing this pathway full of fallen leaves reminded me of a Zen story about a tea ceremony apprentice helping his master prepare a teahouse to receive guests. The pupil went outside and swept all the leaves, clearing the pathway that led to...

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11 Nov Kintsugi: Embracing Imperfection

We all know Perfection lies outside human reach, an enticing illusion of what we are supposed to be, stealing us away from ourselves, propelling us towards some goal beyond our humanity. But what if the secrets we seek lie within, coded in...

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08 Jan Attachment

Two monks were walking to their monastery when they stopped to cross a small river. It had rained and the river was swollen, its current moving faster than normal. There was a young woman standing on the side of the river who...

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