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An Illusion is not a mirage

In the Torah, Talmud, and other Jewish wisdom texts, words are often defined by what they are not. In Sanskrit (of the Indian tradition), this is true as well. Illusion, or maya, is described as “not real,” or non-reality. It … Continue reading

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Speaking of Volume

Volume  The noise volume that cascades around me at a high end cafe eatery is as high as the prices for a simple drink. When did the volume get turned up? Seems a lot to swallow. Looking for a controlled … Continue reading

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Precipice Preparation

If you can’t anticipate a precipice, be prepared to land on your head. I’ve grown up believing that a precipice is a high before a fall. For me, I’ve always seen an abyss at the end of a precipice. I … Continue reading

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Be Calm Without a Qualm

What’s a qualm? A “daily post” word that is both calming and disruptive, a slight ripple on a tranquil surface. All lakes are qualm-y by nature, as are our decisions, thoughts, and actions. Have no qualms about it. The mind … Continue reading

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Endurance from the Meditation Front

A funny thing happened as I wrote about endurance. The old post from 2013 endured. I couldn’t delete it. So, a few updates: Minnesota artist & writer AJ, visiting New York four  summers i… Source: Endurance from the Meditation Front

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Endurance from the Meditation Front

A funny thing happened as I wrote about endurance. The old post from 2013 endured. I couldn’t delete it. So, a few updates: Minnesota artist & writer AJ, visiting New York four  summers i… Source: Endurance from the Meditation Front

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Take 5 Baby Steps

Take 5 Baby Steps to your Volcano This may not be the best way to climb a mountain, but start with baby steps. Psychologists and coaches talk about the benefits of doing the hardest things first to… Source: Take 5 … Continue reading

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