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September 24, 2014
by Carolyn
Chapter 1, continued: Your Trusting Heart

(From new release Free Yourself: Ten Life-Changing Powers of Your Wise Heart)

Adopting the Power of Conscious Choice

Being present introduces the power of conscious choice. Every second of every day, whenever we notice...

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Chapter 1, continued: Your Trusting Heart

(From new release ...

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September 24, 2014
by Carolyn
1. Your Trusting Heart

(From new release Free Yourself: Ten Life-Changing Powers of Your Wise Heart)

The Power of Conscious Choice

When the struggle stopped, a quiet presence opened up that I knew was home. And with that I had a sense of peace, of ...

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1. Your Trusting Heart

(From new release ...

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September 24, 2014
by Carolyn

(From new release Free Yourself: Ten Life-Changing Powers of Your Wise Heart)

The Friend by Devi Weisenberg

 

Why settle for a cup of water

when you are the river?

You are the wetness in water.

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(From new release ...

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September 22, 2014
by Ajahn Brahm
13. There Are No Criminals

I received a phone call from an officer at a local prison. He wanted to speak to me personally to invite me to come back to his prison to teach. I replied that I was very busy now with many more duties than in the old days when I used to visit regularly. I promised that I would send another monk.

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13. There Are No Criminals

I received a phone call from an officer at a local prison. He wanted...

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September 22, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

Meditation: it’s not just a way to relax, or to deal with life’s problems. Done correctly, it can be a way to radically encounter bliss and to begin—and sustain—real transformation in ourselves. In this week's morsel from Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond, Ajahm Brahm counsels us on a key aspect of meditation: giving...

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Meditation: it’s not just a way to relax, or to deal with life’s problems. Done correctly,...

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September 17, 2014
by The Dalai Lama

This excerpt is taken from the Dalai Lama’s book The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus. Image by Olivier Adam of Dharma Eye.

Chapter 4: Equanimity Mark 3:31–35

Then his mother and his brothers arrived, and remaining outside sent in a message asking him to come out...

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This excerpt is taken from the Dalai Lama’s book ...

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