November 18, 2020

05 My short list of the most important things: See what you look at. Look at everything. Hear what you listen to. Listen to everything. Know what you know, and what you don’t know. Sit quietly as often as possible for as long as possible. Contemplate your original nature and your natural rhythms. Realize thatContinue reading “November 18, 2020”

November 17, 2020

03 All religion is based on the premature interpretation of experience. The discovery of recurring cycles in the relationships between the stars and planets– with mathematical regularity– did not, does not, mean anything beyond what it is. However, the stargazers who put everything together made it mean what they said it meant by interpreting itContinue reading “November 17, 2020”

November 16, 2020

03 Why do we care about what we care about? We will never explain our way to the bottom of it. The question can be answered only with another question. “Why do you care about what you care about? We do not have access to the Carer within. We like what we like. We don’tContinue reading “November 16, 2020”

November 15, 2020

03 Everything hinges upon, flows from, falls into place around living meaningfully. Living meaningfully is living with your heart in what you are doing. What keeps that from happening? There are no substitutes for it. No stand-ins. No reasonable facsimiles. All of the distractions, like money, sex, alcohol and pot, can’t erase the emptiness orContinue reading “November 15, 2020”

November 11, 2020

03 Grounded in, and living out of, our original nature and that which is ours to do, we are invincible, untouchable, beyond reach, and cannot be knocked off dead center no matter what comes along. Send up the Cyclops! And Medusa! Genghis Khan and the Mongol Hordes! It doesn’t raise a sweat. We are invulnerableContinue reading “November 11, 2020”

November 09, 2020

03 What is your enthusiasm quotient? Are you a proponent of enthusiasm? An advocate? An avid proponent? An enthusiast? On a low-to-high scale of 1 to 10, where do you rank yourself on your daily degree of enthusiasm? How many things are you enthusiastic about? How often are they a part of your life? IfContinue reading “November 09, 2020”

November 08, 2020

03 Every photograph that works is synchronistic arrangement bringing the photographer together at the right time in the right place in the right light to compose the image that makes the photograph. Every photograph that works is a miracle in that way. Is the Tao creating wonder and amazement that we pass of with “PrettyContinue reading “November 08, 2020”