World Peace — SERIOUSLY!

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WORDS WORDS WORDS! They don’t have to upset the Peace within. If I tune in to news of terrorism, racism, climate change, and more, it’s easy to wonder if there will ever be peace in our world. Peace begins with me. … Read More

Communing With God On Woodland Hikes

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After a lifetime of a love affair with nature, I’ve discovered words that express more adequately why it matters so much to me. When I was a child at summer camp, a counselor said every afternoon when his duty ended that he … Read More

Snowless Hiking Trails in February!

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Can You Believe — Just two weeks after a big snowfall, where did it all go? We had a decent additional eight inches of snow on January 26. By February 6, we had lost almost all of it. The groundhog was … Read More

Do You Want to be the Shadow or the True You?

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We do have a choice, you know. “It is because we don’t know who we are, because we are unaware that the Kingdom of Heaven is within us, that we behave in the generally silly, the often insane, the sometimes … Read More

A Geezer Grasp of Karma

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Karma is simple, really.  And is true of every single action and idea everywhere. I get a good idea of how karma works while surrounded by pinyon trees here in my yard. There are nuts In the pinyon’s pine cones. … Read More

What Is Meant By “All the World Is an Illusion?”

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Buddhists say the world is an illusion So a physicist friend asks, “If all is illusion, how can we know what is true?” It’s a good question but not easily answered. From a Western perspective, the first name that comes to mind is … Read More

Be Here Now — In a Schoolroom?

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Instead of hearing all that’a wrong with the world, how about something  good? Linda Loudermilk posted on Facebook this cheery bit of news from a Baltimore school http://www.inhabitots.com/baltimore-elementary-school-deals-with-conflict-by-sending-kids-to-the-mindful-moment-room-instead-of-the-principals-office/ Worth emulating? Love it. Thank you, Linda.  

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