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Awakening From a Case of Mistaken Identity

“Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.” ~Paramahansa Yogananda The Big Picture and Bottom Line: “See simplicity in the complicated, Seek greatness in small things. In the … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking: Seeing How Everything is Connected

“People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one in all and all in one is to break through the great barrier which narrows one’s perception of reality.” ~Thich Nhat … Continue reading

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The Universe is One Harmonious Whole

“I like to experience the universe as one harmonious whole. Every cell has life. Matter, too, has life; it is energy solidified. The tree outside is life… The whole of nature is life… The basic laws of the universe are simple, … Continue reading

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Perpetual Curse of the Warrior Mindset

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein For well over 2000 years a competitive “dog-eat-dog” mindset has dominated the world’s most powerful human civilizations. The goals of our leaders (as well as most members) have … Continue reading

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Toward a More Creative & Holistic Model of Education

Successful education involves seeing each child as a unique and whole human being, concerned about how they think, feel and learn. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences provides a useful way of looking at this. His model of human abilities … Continue reading

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Surrendering to the Paradigm of Love

“Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss whatever insults your own soul.” ~Walt Whitman Watching Les Miserables with my sons recently I was deeply impressed by the opening scenes. After the ex-convict Jean Valjean stole from Bishop Myriel he was … Continue reading

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Self-Direction is the Key to Mastery

“What you love to do you will do well.” ~Japanese proverb What do Thomas Edison, Vincent Van Gogh, Maya Angelou, Bob Dylan, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Lennon, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln and Malcolm X have in … Continue reading

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