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Essays For Evolution

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Happiness And The Cycle Of Pleasure & Desire

Happiness And The Cycle Of Pleasure & Desire

Lately life has been exceptionally expanded and happy. And for the first time in my nearly 60 years on this planet, I’m not collapsing into it,  I’m just enjoying it. Man, that took me a long time to figure out. In the last couple of years, I came to realize that...

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Essentialism

Essentialism

For the first time in months I found myself struggling to write my Musing. I even had a strong inspiration, a phenomenal book called “Essentialism” by Geoff McKeown. So, as I waited to connect to my muse, my “golden thread,” it finally dawned on me. I don’t need to...

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Enjoyment Versus Attachment

Enjoyment Versus Attachment

“In the end, it doesn't matter how many breaths you take, but how many moments took your breath away.”                                                                                    Shing Xiong* I am currently staying at a home in the Berkeley Hills with an...

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Centered Expansion

Centered Expansion

A dream come true has landed in my lap. A stunning north Berkeley home with an expansive, beautifully landscaped garden, has been gifted to me as a home base for a month. A month! It was exactly the vision I put out last year, then as part of my personal practice, I...

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The Unexpected Change

The Unexpected Change

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” Woodrow...

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Finding Beauty

Finding Beauty

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” Ralph Waldo EmersonAs I’m writing this, it’s just past dawn and the cardinals are singing.  There’s a myriad of things right in front of me where I could place my...

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Simplicity

Simplicity

“The Art of Being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook” William JamesOne of the most powerful skills to learn is finding simplicity in the moment of overwhelm. My friend Abby references her Dad, a Miami contractor, stopping her when she used to begin spinning...

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¨I Am That¨

¨I Am That¨

“I cannot but see you as myself.It is in the very nature of love to see no difference.”                 Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, “I Am That.”Although there still may be more violence in the days to come, this week we clearly saw the simmering anger, fear and...

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Be The Change

Be The Change

A client asked me the other day when Trump had first contracted COVID-19, “is it wrong to wish him dead?” It was partly a rhetorical question and partially not. If on the Highest level, the aspiration is to resist nothing that occurs— i.e. see it as something moving...

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Less Becoming More

Less Becoming More

Slow down, Soften your eardrums Birds are singing.  Taste with tenderness Each bite’s unique gift; And we find we miss little.  A fortnight with the Soul, Under the waning Moon.In relief, my gaze softens.  And I let Love in….. — Anonymous This time of fear &...

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