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Can We Talk?

This is an edited version of the guest column I wrote for the Nevada Appeal.  “That’s it!” he said, “I’m not talking to you anymore; you’re not listening to me,” and he turned away. “Humph,” I thought, “I’m a trained … Continue reading

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Five Daily Recollections

Recently, inspired by the meditation retreat she had just attended, our beloved yoga teacher Angela recited the Five Daily Recollections given to us by the Buddha in one of his sermons.  There were two typical types of responses:  “wow, that’s … Continue reading

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Perfections of the Heart

At a recent retreat, Kamala Masters, our teacher, would ask us after a meditation period to report on what we were experiencing.  What were we aware of, and even more important, what was the attitude in the mind towards our … Continue reading

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If you asked me what I did best when I was younger, I would have said sleep.  I could sleep wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted, for how long I wanted, and never need an alarm, even for a twenty … Continue reading

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