I’m NOT your Doormat

An interesting thing happened on my way to the Dharma. I know the power people put on the meaning of words( I am a writer of course). I understand defining things is how people make decisions and asset risk and other things during the course of their lives. But I also know the dangers of... Continue Reading →

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Daily Practice for the Win

I'm someone who enjoys routine. I perform well at work because there are procedures and protocols that spell out exactly what is needed, giving me a roadmap for praise and success. Working a job is easy but coming up with the procedures and protocols for life entails a bit more work, and sticking to them... Continue Reading →

That’s Your Interruption

I've always known words have power. If it wasn't true, people wouldn't care what names there were called and arguments wouldn't arise from things said out of anger. But recently I have seen a few words casually thrown around by people that I don't feel have a good grasp on their meaning, giving them a... Continue Reading →

Contentment is NOT Death

As humans, it seems we are always being told to be happy. We are told the road to happiness takes us to the mall, to fame, to that nice gated neighborhood, and to the insides of his or her pants at the bar( or app). We are taught through experience happiness fades, but happiness can... Continue Reading →

Keep Your God-Complex to Yourself

The title here is pretty strong, but I'm in an interesting head space here. I'm someone who enjoys paying attention. I observe behavior to improve my understanding of people, mostly to understand motives as to assist those looking for my brand of counsel. I also use skills learned through my Buddhist practice to make adjustments... Continue Reading →

Catalyst Life

Finding one's spiritual path later in life can be overwhelming, as is finding anything that involves work and dedication; however, for me I am about to juggle college in my thirties, trying to stay clean, and increasing my Buddhist practice. I personally am overwhelmed. Those three things are just a portion of my 2017 goals... Continue Reading →

A moment of Stillness

This past weekend, snow fell in my area. I'm not the biggest fan of snow because I'm not the biggest fan of cold weather (even though I love a scarf.) Another reason I dislike snow is its ability to stop everything. The area rushed to the grocery store as if it was the End of... Continue Reading →

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