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Nature, Nurture and the Flickering Flame

We’re all born into circumstances and for our entire lives our experience is thwarted or facilitated by those circumstances. The twin influences of nature and nurture (what we were born with and what we receive after that) both contribute to … Continue reading

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Here, Above and Below

It seems that at every level—both seen and unseen—a few shapes and patterns are repeated. That could be due to (especially in regard to the unseen levels) my applying the interpretations I’ve adopted to deal with ordinary life to other … Continue reading

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CONTINUING THE SOURCE OF THOUGHTS…

CONTINUING WITH THE SOURCE OF THOUGHTS… FOCUS ON ALLOWING THE THOUGHTS TO PRESENT THEMSELVES…. As thoughts present, investigate: IS THERE A SOURCE OR PLACE OF THEIR ORIGIN? Do they abide someplace? Do they go somewhere? Relax any effortfulness you notice, … Continue reading

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INQUIRING INTO ZERO…

INQUIRING INTO ZERO… “We might think of zero as a remark by space, a saying that expresses an allowing. SPACE SHOWS ITSELF IN ZERO… As the symbol of form, the place-holder, ZERO SPEAKS in all language and in each connection. … Continue reading

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IF NOT LOWER KNOWLEDGE THEN…

Rinpoche says some interesting things about our ‘ordinary’ way of knowing the world… often habitually constructed out of our thoughts and beliefs. Investigating this ‘process’, he suggests… “In saying that the world is ‘lower knowledge’, we can go deep enough … Continue reading

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A HUMBLE MOMENT…

A HUMBLE MOMENT… It’s a perfect 68 degrees, and although the frozen photo doesn’t show it, there’s a 14 mph Canadian breeze and the leaves are reveling in it… whispering and passing on the secrets of the wind. It’s as … Continue reading

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EDGE OF THE FUTURE…

EDGE OF THE FUTURE… I love to write, and when I do, I am fascinated by the ‘dawn’. Of course, the captivating and compelling beauty of the just rising sun… but in particular, the dawning of form… when at the … Continue reading

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CONDUCTING OPENNESS…

“[T]houghts often come and go as a kind of reflex, passing so quickly that they go unnoticed, if we take the time to focus on the stream of mental events, we soon observe that we are almost always thinking… in … Continue reading

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SWEEP AND SWOOP…

Ken’s poem opens in me a kind of ‘allowing’… a ‘sweep and swoop’… an openness accommodating all within and without… and also an ending of those distinctions… “There are countless pathways… Access is there… Once we can let go of … Continue reading

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A New Year has Arrived

Well 2019 has arrived. I have to say I saw it coming. Does that mean it’s time for a few resolutions? The problem with most of my ‘resolutions’ is that they are really ‘re-solutions’, repeating familiar strategies for dealing with … Continue reading

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