What our senses consume…

Centering Thought: ¬†What we consume through our other senses is just as important as what we consume through the mouth. Today I consume with thought and mindfulness In Buddhism, the Fifth Mindfulness Training helps us to consider everything we consume, and it's usefulness to our body and our practice. We know what we eat fuels... Continue Reading →

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I am Overwhelmed but…

Centering Thought: I am overwhelmed. I allow my emotions to run wild too much. Today I care for my insides better. I am someone ruled by my emotions. It doesn't help my moon is in Aquarius, which puts me as an outsider a lot. I don't want to get into astrology but I see my... Continue Reading →

Not an angry person, Just Disappointed.

Lately, I have been taking care to follow my emotions wherever they lead. Most have already guessed things have become very complicated. While I can say I am learning my triggers for joy, sadness, and frustration, I've also noticed everything seems to put me in a very angry state. Naturally, I have begun to look... Continue Reading →

Learning to listen to others…

Centering Thought: Learning to listen to others can really help transform the energy of anger and suffering within yourself. Today I will practice compassionate listening. In life, it seems most are waiting to speak, and for sure waiting to defend themselves. It never really feels like each party is really being heard and the conversation... Continue Reading →

On this Pride month…

Centering Thought: All the colors are needed to make a rainbow. Today I will continue to keep diversity and openness front of mind.     I love Pride month, not only because I too am a gay male, but the energy of this month is just dynamic and incredibly. Pride is about showing who you... Continue Reading →

Friends Not Friends

Starting a friendship is probably one of the toughest things in the world to do. You have to learn that person's interest to see if there are enough mutual hobbies to sustain spending time and effort into building the friendship further. You have to witness their struggles to see what they are made of and... Continue Reading →

Living is…

Centering Thought: Today I am in the business of Living.   I've written before about surviving and living. I keep coming across people that are just trying to make it through this thing called life, but where is the enjoyment? As hard as things are and can get, living shouldn't be all work or even... Continue Reading →

My place in the world is…

Centering Thought: Today I accept my place in the world. For a while, I resented the position I felt my friends put me in. I was the one making sure I could drive everyone home safely when out late. I was the one making sure things were planned out, so not to forget anything. I... Continue Reading →

Strength comes from…

Centering Thought: Today I will own my circumstances to strengthen core self and own my journey.   When I came across¬†this meme, I just knew I had to write about this. It's the same as saying don't let a bad day create a bad life, but here we see all things are a matter of... Continue Reading →

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