Art in process …
There are inklings of vision that come from my days in printing; ink of paper. However, I have started pushing water and color onto paper from markers, pencils, and brushes.
I do it for love. I do it to stay open. I do it because I do not know. I do it to muzzle my judge. I am finding myself while getting lost.
I spent [...]
You could use any bracelet you want.
You do not have to buy his. Just saying ….
TED Talk November 2015
Robert Waldinger, Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, Zen priest, is the 4th director of a 75 year long study on aging.
He ends with a quotation from Mark Twain.
“There isn’t time – so brief is life – for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving – & [...]
My Constellation Home:
The Stars in My Bright Night Life
Emerson, Thoreau, Brautigan, Krishnamurti, Castaneda, Black Elk, Lame Deer, Trungpa, Suzuki, Alan Watts, Lao Tzu, Tom Robbins, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, George, Gurdieff, Ouspensky, Bukowski, Kerouac, Yogananda, Rajneesh, Bly and Bly, Martin Seligman [...]
Yesterday I met Jennifer. She belongs to a book group. I was interested. She said once a month they get together. Women and wine. And books. And not any books. She hesitates to say self help. But, they are books that tend toward growth.
And it’s not that men are not allowed. She invited me. I said I’d be happy to sit in one and see how it fee [...]
Meditation comes up again. Oddly, we flipped the tv to wait for the news and there it was again: Bob Roth on Ellen pumping his new book.
Depending on where you are in your journey …. I did not need to read multiple celebrity case studies. or brain/body chemistry studies. Did not need to read that. I got it. Now I need to get it. Simple. [...]
There is always pain and suffering. What does it mean?
Can you choose what suffering means the most to you?
This is about choices and intentions. It’s a good reminder.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
“Don’t hope for a life without problems,” the panda said. “There’s no such thing. [...]
“The “Thieves Oil Story” *
Thieves-type oils were apparently developed from historical information about four thieves in France who would rob victims of the Black Plague (get it–stealing things off of dead bodies. Ick.)
They’d protect themselves from the plague with a secret recipe of natural ingredients including cloves and [...]
An article from a Thriver, coach, writer, and friend of mine.
In it Jill asks:
My question for you today is: what are you practicing?
Fear? Love? Anxiety? Joy? Despair? Gratitude? Connection? Loneliness? Optimism?
All day long, we are practicing something. Consciously or habitually, with or without awareness, we are practicing.