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Gratitude to the Triple Gem

Strangely, from seemingly nowhere, a potentially unskilfull compulsion had threatened to throw my entire practice into disarray and completely eliminate the possibility of progress. It seems that, regardless of what I do, the mind returns to this theme and I can find no rest from it. 75 more words

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...that I can drive to retreat

I am so excited to be living somewhere that I can actually drive to retreat! No airplanes, no crazy logistics – just a drive! I’m looking forward to sitting with my teacher for a week. 13 more words

Gratitude

The Primacy of the Precepts

I have been reflecting quote a bit lately on my formal practice and have come to the conclusion that my sila is in need of more attention. 141 more words

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May 27, 2015 ~ Awakening through the Brahma Viharas: Part Three

A 45-minute meditation followed by tea and listening to a recorded talk by Christina Feldman on Awakening through the Brahma Viharas .  A discussion followed.

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May 20, 2015 ~ Awakening through the Brahma Viharas: Part Two

A 45-minute meditation followed by tea and listening to a recorded talk by Christina Feldman on Awakening through the Brahma Viharas .  A discussion followed.

Buddhism

Let Me Buy You Lunch

This afternoon I was able to take a walk through my neighborhood and then on into a few others both trying to get in some much needed exercise and also looking for an opportunity to give. 326 more words

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Buddho Dhammo Sangho

131. Recollect the immeasurable Buddha,
Be believing,
And with the body filled with joy,
You will always be uplifted.

Recollect the immeasurable Dhamma,
Be believing, 42 more words

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