Monthly Archives: March 2010

Growing Up

My father would have been 66 today. In his honor, I decided to write a prayer he wrote that really captures so much. I never really thought of my father as a spiritual or religious man, but after reading these words, I realize that he had a lot of depth that I can now appreciate more than ever. […]

Calm Abiding & Clear Seeing

If you are feeling hard and cold, let this aggression melt in the sunlight of your meditation. Let peace work on you and enable you to gather your scattered mind into the mindfulness of Calm Abiding, and waken in you the awareness and insight of Clear Seeing. And you will find all your negativity disarmed, […]

When the Present Moment is Too Much

                The present moment is sometimes unacceptable, unpleasant, or awful. It is as it is. Observe how the mind labels it and how this labeling process, this continuous sitting in judgement, creates pain and unhappiness. By watching the mechanics of the mind, you step out of its resistence […]