Deep, conscious breathing is among the simplest and most rewarding forms of meditation. Mantras help by giving your mind something to focus on so that it … Continue reading Breath Mantra Meme for the True Self
Image: Anonymous, Marcia Painting Self-Portrait Using Mirror (detail), in Giovanni Boccaccio’s De Mulieribus Claris, c. 1403. Bibliothèque Nationale de France. NOT ME What looks back What wallows in pain, seeking more pain What seeks to justify itself What clings to the past What feels … Continue reading Journaling: Not Me, Me
When it comes to the simplest forms of meditation, you just can’t beat long, deep, conscious breaths. Mantras are created to help the process along by giving your mind something to focus on so that it can escape its own … Continue reading Breath Mantra Meme: Metamorphosis
Your first names were given you by others, and even your personal identity was formed in part by how others saw you. They most likely didn’t see the real you– the you that’s one with Being itself– and so the … Continue reading A Rose By Any Other Name . . .
Everyone should be respected as an individual but no one idolized. ~Albert Einstein Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more. ~William Wordsworth The practice of idolatry harks back to … Continue reading On Ending Idolatry