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Gratitude List III

edibles i am grateful for: asparagus & avocados broccoli & brownies chutney & coffee dark chocolate & dates eggplant & endive falafel & fennel garlic & ginger horse radish & hummus irish coffee jam & jicama kale & kefir legumes … Continue reading

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Do It Anyway

People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and true enemies; Succeed anyway. … Continue reading

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Cheers To You, Too!

“be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”    Plato tis the season to be jolly. and stressed. and angry. and distant, withdrawn and uncommunicative. what fun! let the festivities begin! i wonder when love and the … Continue reading

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The “In-Between”

i’m in a strange time and mindset. i’m in the ‘in-between’. i thought today that i should get drunk, but i don’t really like to drink. somehow i had this image of everything being okay if i could just let … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi

my dear brothers and sisters, for a long time i believed that God is Truth. but today i know, that Truth is God. the pursuit of truth is invaluable for me. i trust it will be the same for you.  … Continue reading

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Asteya-Reality TV instead of Hoarding-Reality TV – Part III of V

in previous posts we discussed the first two of the five yamas in the yoga sutras; ahimsa, or non-violence and satya, or truthfulness. now we move on to asteya, or non stealing, non hoarding, non greediness, non coveting and not … Continue reading

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By Helping Others We Help Ourselves

mindfulness doesn’t just come about by itself because you have decided that it is a good idea to be more aware of things in the present moment, and less judgmental. mindfulness is not merely a good idea. a strong commitment … Continue reading

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