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Frustration

Indeed, we all have suffered frustration, and sometimes we let it carry us into a state of anxiety and depression. From experience, we know that that state of mind never relieves the frustration; it only aggravates it. Let’s take a moment to look at the most common source of frustration and then how we might [...]

By | 2017-03-09T16:40:25+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Serenity in Motion|0 Comments

Put It On the Shelf

Letting Go 3:4 …continued from Letting Go Whether we live in a bustling metropolis, a crowded suburb, or a sleepy rural area, most of us are always and utterly busy with things to do, places to go, people to see. And there’s never enough time to do it all. Feed the kids, walk the [...]

By | 2017-02-16T15:11:59+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Just Listen|0 Comments

Faith & Breathing

Faith Even if you take all the suggestions in my books and this blog, you are bound to come up against a wall now and then. You may sometimes wonder exactly what you are doing, as nothing seems to be happening. And at times throughout this quiet-corner process (there’s that term again!), you may question [...]

By | 2016-11-17T12:18:41+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Find a Quiet Corner|0 Comments

Bodhisattva’s Vow

When I, a student of Dharma, Look at the real form of the universe, All is the never-failing manifestation Of the mysterious truth of Tathagata. In any event, in any moment, and in any place, None can be other than the marvelous revelation Of its glorious light. This realization made our ancestral teachers and [...]

By | 2016-11-10T17:24:04+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Expect Nothing|0 Comments

Acceptance & Projection

Acceptance Through each step of the process of finding, facing, and using a quiet corner, you will learn a great deal about yourself. The first thing you might learn is how you deal with the process. While there is some instant gratification in three-part, three-breath breathing, most of the lasting and strengthening rewards of spending [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:01+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Find a Quiet Corner|1 Comment

The Paradox of Ego

The idea, or rather the reality, of an ego is paradoxical. On the one hand, it gives us a healthy supply of self-esteem, which in turn provides us with the necessary energy to face the world and its inherent storms. On the other hand, it can drive us so deep into self-consciousness that all we [...]

By | 2016-10-22T08:21:01+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Serenity in Motion|1 Comment