I started having a peculiar experience. While in conversation, I would get a flash of my own semblance as it appears to the other person. It is a profound moment.Read More
As you grow older, though, you recognize that everything is in a perpetual state of flux. Your boat is always leaking, you are always bailing water. Your health is always put in question. You are always responding to a barrage of challenges, problems, successes, losses, thoughts, choices, tastes, smells, sights, sounds, emotions that start to change as soon as it arrives.
The more you strive to preserve a pleasurable feeling, the more you realize that your ineffectual efforts are lost before it ever began.Read More
My dear friend.
I know we haven’t spoken for a number of years. I know I hung up on you and shifted all blame.
But I can see that you have found peace, that you embraced a new life and found joy in a new career. It comforts me to know that I helped to sow a seed for another human being and that this seed has flourished and produced a garden of wonder for so many.Read More
Have you ever observed how, when a colleague or loved one unexpectedly spews out noxious remarks, you can be instantly flooded with emotions that cause you to instinctively respond, either with an equally poisonous rebuttal or to wilt in defeat and mumble a few nonsensical slurs?
But what if you knew that you are not at the behest of the sensations that rise up within you, but that they are a result of ideas that you hold dear at this moment in time?Read More