Bodhisattva

We must become love-benders

We must become love-benders

Thought: Wanting to cry, but not being able to, is more frustrating than actually wanting to cry…or crying itself. So it stands to reason, that wanting to love someone, but not being able to…..So that’s why we ache. Not because we need to be loved, but because we want to FEEL love for someone. We(…)

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I am…

I am…

I am… Bodhisattva I have compassion for all living things I celebrate the absurdity of life I wish for all to be enlightened Empath I understand I understand a great, many things, even if I cannot put them into human words Record Keeper I see I am a record keeper of the heart. I keep(…)

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To My Angel, The Banana

To My Angel, The Banana

I received a letter from a dear friend overseas. I removed the name and other details for privacy. My response follows after. Missing you today. Mostly because if you were here, you would know how to explain to me what is going on in my head. I wish I could just ship you over to(…)

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What Facebook’s Awful Name Policy Did for Me, and Why I am Grateful

What Facebook’s Awful Name Policy Did for Me, and Why I am Grateful

Most of you won’t read this. TLDR is a thing. My apologies, but cogitation is difficult when a attention span is limited to 150 characters or less. I was lazily scrolling through Facebook on my phone one afternoon, and suddenly I found myself kicked out. All my apps demanded I sign in again. Oh no! I(…)

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5 Little Pieces, One Big Puzzle

5 Little Pieces, One Big Puzzle

Here are the 5 most-simplified lessons we have learned over the past 5 years: 1. Nothing is personal. No seriously, even when an aggressor thinks it is personal, they’re still choosing when/how to act based on their own inner workings (fears/wants/needs). 2. Emotions are our teachers. We need to stop stopping/hiding from them. Let them(…)

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A Choice – By Daivet

A Choice – By Daivet

After experiencing another rejuvenation/blessing, Daivet shared with us this beautiful message: Through a lot of my own and others’ experiences in life I found so many ways to learn, love, and grow. I recently just came out of a very rough situation that trapped me not only in my mind but trapped me in a(…)

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My ‘Hero Dose’ Journey

My ‘Hero Dose’ Journey

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh In place of being able to participate in Burning Man, I elected to try a recommended journey I viewed from Dan Hardy on London Real: The Hero Dose night. I want to write out(…)

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Dear Mr. Williams

Dear Mr. Williams

The death of a celebrity can be a confusing time for a lot of people. Laugh if you will. As a species, people place exceptional human beings up on a pedestal as something to emulate; and often, this is a good thing. It pushes them to try harder because they know of someone who succeeded(…)

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37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

Topics: awakening mind, bodhisattva, compassion, distraction, goodness, impermanence, mind training, reactive emotions, samsara,six perfections, suffering, three jewels, three poisons. A Summary of How an Awakening Being Behaves by Tog-me Zong-po (Thogs.med bzang.po, 1245-1369) Namo Lokesvaraya You who see that experience has no coming or going, Yet pour your energy solely into helping beings, My excellent teachers and Lord All Seeing, I humbly and constantly honor with my(…)

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