Jan. 25

Jan. 25

You do not need to clear your mind. About 3 months into my retreat in Burma, I went through a period of very intensive thinking, rumination and distracted mind. My mind was ALL OVER the place. I couldn’t settle down. I would try to come back to the breath, but it was...
Jan. 24

Jan. 24

I am not I. “I am not I. I am this one Walking beside me whom I do not see, Whom at times I manage to visit, And at other times I forget. The one who remains silent when I talk, The one who forgives, sweet, when I hate, The one who takes a walk when I am indoors, The...
Jan. 23

Jan. 23

Relationships are the gateway to deeper awakening and growth. There is a lot you can learn in solitude. A LOT. In fact, I believe there is certain kind of wisdom that can only be found in silence and solitude. And I also believe there is certain kind of wisdom that...
Jan. 22

Jan. 22

This moment is enough. This moment is enough because it’s all you have. You can keep trying to get to different moments, but no future moment will offer lasting satisfaction. If we are interested in attaining peace that transcends the temporary satisfaction of getting...
Jan. 21

Jan. 21

It’s important to touch into the space of non-striving. What is it like to just be? To not be caught in the story of who you are, where you’re going, what you need to accomplish? If we never touch into this space of being, to experience what it’s like to live beyond...