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Waking Up Now, Not Waiting for "It" to Be All Over

The following set of morning pages were written about hearing Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”. I’m taking out some of the more personal rigamarole to get straight to the point. 282 more words


povestiri despre putere - adevar

despre atentie si neatentie… o situatie la care reactionam emotional ne arata limitele pe care le avem. cand suntem prea plini, suntem rigizi.

despre putere dara.. 265 more words


In Review: The Tao of Pooh

“Say, Pooh, why aren’t you busy?” I said.
“Because it’s a nice day,” said Pooh.
“Yes, but—–”
“Why ruin it?” he said.
“But you could be doing something Important,”

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Benjamin Hoff

Inward to Ovate

Imagine a path you create as you go. We don’t need to call it “shamanism” or “Druidry” or “earth spirituality” or anything else in particular. If anyone asks, it’s “nothing special.” It’s just “what you do every day.” I call it my life. 1,293 more words


The dagger sinks in

The dagger sinks in
Where grass has no
Home, where death took leave,
Where the bright claws of rust
Meet corpuscles of greed, lost
& felled, the maker of… 119 more words


The Great Abide: Tao Te Ching Chapter 9 (Amy Putkonen version)

Filling a cup to the brim
is not as good as
stopping in time.
Staying constantly sharpened
can wear out the blade.

One cannot protect… 123 more words

Great Abide / Tao Tuesdays

Tangerine Party, Tao Te Ching, and Meditations

Tangerine Party

This is probably the most memorable section for me fromĀ The Heart of Understanding.My experience with our tangerine party was very much like the one described in the book. 700 more words

Practicing Philosophy