Tag: meditation

Taking my first wobbly steps down the Dhamma Road

Sitting in a hotel room in Timmins Ontario, listening to Neil Young on the radio. We will spend the day circling the hospital.  Medical tests for the Raggedy Man and my MiL.  Me and the Diggedy Dawg are along for company, moral support and…… Continue Reading “Taking my first wobbly steps down the Dhamma Road”

21 Monkeys – Day TWENTY ONE – !

Hullo peoples… Wow. I can’t believe it has been 21 days!  We did it! I think back on Day ONE…. Looking at the definition of the word MIRACLE… and how it appealed to me.. The word miracle comes from the Latin root mīrāculum,  equivalent… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day TWENTY ONE – !”

21 Monkeys – Day TWENTY – Forgiveness is not an occasional act…

21 Monkeys – Day NINETEEN – Radiate

21 Monkeys – Day EIGHTEEN – Live your Magnificence!

Got the giggles when I thought I heard Deepak telling me to take time to “contemplate my magnificence!” What he actually said was… Instead of chasing perfection, is it not better to spend the time contemplating and living our magnificence? Yes. Yes it is.… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day EIGHTEEN – Live your Magnificence!”

21 Monkeys – Day SEVENTEEN – The Four Questions

Ahh the ole Throat Chakra… You’d think I’d have a lot to say about this one, eh? I do have many thoughts and feelings roiling around….but…instead of me blathering on today…How about we just contemplate a wonderful Buddhist practice centered on Conscious Communication… Before… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day SEVENTEEN – The Four Questions”

21 Monkeys – Day SIXTEEN – The Power of the Pause

Many messages flooding in today… We took a look at how meditating on a regular basis can help us develop our “witnessing awareness” which can, in turn, allow us observe a situation in which we are being triggered or upset in a calm, “objective”… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day SIXTEEN – The Power of the Pause”

21 Monkeys – Day FIFTEEN – Welcome to the Funhouse

The good you find in others is in you too The faults you find in others are your faults as well After all, to recognize something you must know it. The beauty you see around you is your beauty. See the best in others… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day FIFTEEN – Welcome to the Funhouse”

21 Monkeys – Day FOURTEEN – Hello in there, Hello…

Do you ever go through an entire day and realize that you haven’t actually looked anyone in the eye? I do.  I have this thing from the way-back where I rarely look at people directly in the eye.  I think I am, but actually… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day FOURTEEN – Hello in there, Hello…”

21 Monkeys – Day THIRTEEN – bow me you

Ahhh to be “present”… That fantastic feeling of being solidly in the body, looking out of the eyes and receiving the sounds and energy and beauty all round us. To see the being behind the eyes as we chat with our Love, or a… Continue Reading “21 Monkeys – Day THIRTEEN – bow me you”

Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

The Healing Journey and Covert Abuse

Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

The Healing Journey and Covert Abuse

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