“ Turtle Wisdom.”

Going within is not so easy for some of us, after all, we are too busy fielding the external world. The struggle is real.  Turtles innately know they are always at home wherever they are, whoever they are with. Retreating is a natural law of their lives. Turtles are in no hurry to get anywhere. […]

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Mercury Retro-A Sty in my eye!

I’ve been stung by the Scorpian this Mercury Retrograde, and it hurts like a MOFO. Mercury represents the rational mind ‘Buddhi;’ it is a “Vedic Sanskrit word that means the intellectual faculty and the power.” All this retro boils down to is an opportunity to, reason, review, revise, rewrite, re-edit, revisit, re-analyze, discern, not judge, […]

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“No Explanation Necessary”

A good explanation: Never explain anything. Zen saying You are not required to explain yourself to keep others warm and cozy!  Life is filled with Explaining, Complaining, and Misunderstandings. I liken that to the ‘Samsara of Life.’  It sure feels like an endless wheel sometimes. In literal terms, the Sanskrit word samsara means “flowing on” or “passing […]

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Dear Fear

Dear fear, I am writing to thank you and break-up with you. Thank you for what you have shown me about myself in the most profound ways that could not be seen without your guidance. I am breaking up with you because it is time for me to move on. You taught me well. I […]

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The Scentious YOU!

You are an Essential Being. Loving yourself is like an extraordinary essential oil, a blend of beautiful notes that harmonize the body. The bouquet of life!  Air; action, ideas, and motion, the winds of change.   Fire; passionate, dynamic, and temperamental.  Water; Intuitive, emotional, and ultra-sensitive, mysterious as the ocean itself.    Earth, rooted, loyal, […]

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Releasing dead storylines-Living inspired.

The Buddha taught that we suffer when we cling to or resist experience; when we want life different than it is. As the saying goes: “Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional.” When painful sensations arise, if we meet them with clarity and presence, we can see that pain is just pain. When we are […]

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In every way, in everyday love is

Love is always the answer hidden beneath the obvious of life, hidden in all things, all people, including us, and all places. Love is always present, always effortless, and ignored, mostly by us. Love is not getting something in return because love returns itself to itself. Love is in all things and is all things. […]

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