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How Wisdom Awakens Us From Our Dreams

“People suffer because they are caught in their views. As soon as we release those views, we are free and we don’t suffer anymore. Mindfulness helps you go home to the present.  Life is available only in the present.” ~ … 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 Way of Zen – Wisdom, Compassion & Mindfulness

“Smile, breathe and go slowly. Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Much has been written about Zen, but there are 3 essentials that are especially important. These insights … Continue reading

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How We Participate in the Creative Life of the Universe

“If you see yourself in the correct way, you are all as much extraordinary phenomena of nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars, and the form of a galaxy. … Continue reading

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Awareness is Free – Nisargadatta Maharaj

 “Our minds are just waves on the ocean of consciousness. As waves they come and go. Know yourself as the ocean of being, the womb of all existence. These are all metaphors of course; the reality is beyond description. You … Continue reading

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How to Integrate Emptiness into Daily Life

By Lama Thubten Yeshe, 1983 What is emptiness? Emptiness (shunyata) is the reality of the existence of ourselves, and all the phenomena around us. According to the Buddhist point of view, seeking reality and seeking liberation amount to the same … Continue reading

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Human Beings are Creative by Nature

“Learn to see. Realize that everything connects with everything else.”                           ~Leonardo DaVinci Human beings are creative by nature. We were each born with an innate ability to express … Continue reading

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