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Flop 2.0

Kind readers, Parenthood 2.0 hasn’t been all that swell. Actually, It’s been an abysmal flop. I had hopes, though not high nor lofty….just hopes, that the second time at it, so to speak, would work out better…smoother. 550단어 남음

Family

An old tree

I have been thinking a lot about trees lately. In our backyard we have a massive old oak, probably 60 to 70 years old. It dominates our yard with a wide canopy casting shade, towering over all of the other trees in the vicinity. 765단어 남음

Thoughts

Seeds of Self

I am the gardener of this field

There are seeds I sow

And those that have been sown

I am the expression of myself

And all those I have met before… 353단어 남음

Life

Looking Deeply at Laos/1

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Next, consider, Thich Nhat Hanh’s 4th precept of the Tiep Hien Order:  Do not avoid contact with suffering or close your eyes before suffering. 57단어 남음

Activists

Five Remembrances

This morning, during my sitting meditation session, I devoted my practice to connecting with the Five Remembrances. The original Five Remembrances come from a Buddhist sutra, for which the English translation is entitled: Subjects for Contemplation. 381단어 남음

Mindfulness

“Because you are alive, everything is possible.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh, Living Buddha, Living Christ

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