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LIVING A LIE – When Self-Interest Trumps Truth

Fear, Life By November 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , ,

It is an eye opening occasion to see good people choose self-interest over truth. We are not discussing enlightened self-interest here. Enlightenment has not entered the picture when one steers away from the truth in order to avoid its consequences. The trouble that arises as a consequence of truth is, in fact, NO trouble at all. It may be inconvenient…

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My Panic Attacks

My Panic Attacks

Anxiety, Fear, Mind By August 18, 2016 Tags: , , , ,

I was in my early thirties when I had my first panic attack. I wondered at the time where the word “panic” came from and found that it derived from the Greek god Pan, whose sudden appearance caused terror, like that of a stampeding herd of cattle. That’s just what it felt like. I was driving home at night with…

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The Wisdom of OWLS Finding Liberation From Conflict And Suffering

The Wisdom of OWLS – Finding Liberation from Conflict and Suffering

Anxiety, Depression, Fear, Mind By July 27, 2016 Tags: , , , , , ,

Revised October 2017 Have you ever watched an owl in the wild? They seem to have endless potential for just sitting, observing, watching – turning their heads 360 degrees on whatever it is that has captured their attention. “Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom” – Zen proverb There are many wisdom sayings and stories that use the actual…

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Things to Remember When You’re Staring into the Void

Things to Remember When You’re Staring into the Void

Depression, Fear, Mind By May 1, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , ,

Even when life is at its very best, sometimes it can be unavoidable. No matter how much you love the way you live, that terrifying emptiness – the dreaded void – can creep up on you. It preys on your fears and sucks the joy out of the pleasure you do take in existence. It can eclipse the good you…

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