Experiencing a stroke…
May 31, 2009, 8:26 am
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Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor describes her experience during and after a stroke:

Experiencing a stroke…

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What is it that hears?
May 30, 2009, 7:33 pm
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What is this mind?
Who is hearing these sounds?
Do not mistake any state for
Self-realization, but continue
To ask yourself even more intensely,
What is it that hears?

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May 29, 2009, 9:58 pm
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The heart of effective living…
May 28, 2009, 8:49 am
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Present-moment living, getting in touch with your now, is at the heart of effective living. When you think about it, there really is no other moment you can live. Now is all there is, and the future is just another present moment to live when it arrives.
~Wayne Dyer

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I am entranced…
May 26, 2009, 8:52 am
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I am entranced by an adult Starling scurrrying to and fro, snatching bugs in the grass and feeding them to the fledgling following her around, mouth agape.

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I just sit…
May 25, 2009, 8:05 am
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Not believing in anything I just sit,
listening to my breathing
After thirty years,
it still goes in and out.
~Albert Coelho

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New life…
May 24, 2009, 6:49 am
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My brother-in-law took this photo one morning, after photographing four Killdeer chicks hatching the previous evening.


photo by Dow Lambert

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…go back to ourselves
May 23, 2009, 8:50 am
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Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
~Thich Nhat Hanh

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…don’t be surprised if you feel lucky
May 20, 2009, 9:49 am
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As you embrace the here and now, don’t be surprised if you suddenly feel lucky – lucky to be blessed with a good mind, lucky to have friends who love you for who you are, lucky to be living in such an interesting time.
~Veronigue Vienne
The Art of the Moment

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Live in the present moment wisely and earnestly…
May 19, 2009, 1:58 pm
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Happy Buddha

Happy Buddha

The Secret of health for both mind and body
is not to mourn for the past,
not to worry about the future
nor to anticipate troubles,
but to live the present moment
wisely and earnestly.

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