Impermanence.

I am reading an extraordinary new book, The Five Invitations by Frank Ostaseski. Extraordinary. Am only half way through and it's already had a huge impact on me. I will write about it in greater detail when I finish. One of the words that really moved me in the book is the word "impermanence".  I …

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Equanimity.

  Zen Story: Maybe There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned, bringing with it …

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What Babies Can Teach Us Grown Ups About Life.

Happy Baby! Most babies are little bundles of joy. Happy.  Silly.  Playful. I know mine were. Think about it...they come into this world and their needs are so simple and basic. Food. Attention. Love. Affection. Sleep. (ok, and yes, a good poop:) And most of all, babies seek companionship and give unconditional love. They want …

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Happy.

For many years, I simply wasn't happy. On the surface, however, I had everything. Good health. A thriving business. A few good friends. Good family life. I see clearly now why I wasn't happy though.... I tied my happiness to external things and events. I wasn't authentic. I wasn't growing spiritually. I was tethered to …

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