Category Archives: Stillness

Stillness….the beauty of a quiet mind

Stillness…the “beauty” of a quiet mind ~ ~ I’ve posted this “stillness” image several times before, but have been reminded about this idea repeatedly in the past week… the beauty of stillness… the beauty of a quiet mind ~ I … Continue reading

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Stillness: A Quiet Mind

larger pdf image of this page: Still and Quiet.  Uncropped photo: Stillness (really beautiful) Oh my…the idea of having a “still and quiet mind”… ahhh, that sounds soooo good. Well, I’m working on that, but certainly have a way to … Continue reading

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***Pocket Reminders: Set 4

Smaller individual images  from posts dated June 17 – July 9:  Set 4: Click on image to enlarge To see the post explanations that are related to each image, please click on  “Home” tab at the top and then  scroll … Continue reading

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Acceptance of “the nature of things”

I love the rainforest…a few years ago, my daughter Julie and I walked into a beautiful rainforest on the north side of Lake Quinault in the Olympic National Park in Washington state…it was so lovely. Just an instant of being … Continue reading

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Meditation: “googling” the mind

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading I’m reading a really good book, Joyful Wisdom , by Yongey Mingur Rinpoche. In the book, he explains that his father  taught him to meditate in a manner that a child would … Continue reading

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*** Pocket Reminder Cards: Set 3, Set 4

Click on image to enlarge or go to the Pocket Reminder  Set 3: May 18-June7 This set of  pocket sized “reminder cards”  consists of images  from posts dated between May 18 and June 7, 2011.  All posts are  can be … Continue reading

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“Why?”…dropping the added “interpretations”

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading       As I become more aware of my own thinking, I notice that I often seem to add lots of  my own “hypothesized meaning” when I try to figure out what’s going … Continue reading

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