Tag Archives: Stillness

space…silence…stillness…awareness…leading to deeper understanding

~ Last month, I read some amazing ideas in Ken McCloud’s online newsletter, Unfettered Mind.  A few of the ideas, in particular, had a strong impact!   leading to a deeper and broader understanding of  “awareness” ~   ~   … Continue reading

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“Bear Meditation” a magical painting by Cathy McClelland… enter the quiet

~ ~ ~ ~ A favorite painting I LOVE this painting! the image speaks with such clarity, inspiration and depth “Bear Meditation” by Cathy McClelland, an artist from the Lake Tahoe area… a perfect image for this time of year … 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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“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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A basket full of kindness

My family and I have been very fortunate to be the recipients of soooo much patience, tolerance, care, nurturing and kindness …. a wonderful basket overflowing with  kindness…. and the lovely gift of compassion as well…. and I’m so appreciative … Continue reading

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“A wee break from worrying…”

I received this “suggestion” from a friend, Ven, Jampa, who grew up in New Zealand…hence, the “wee break”… it was an excellent suggestion, but not so easy to implement…but certainly well worth working toward. larger pdf image:   A wee break … Continue reading

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