November 02, 2020

04 Sincerity and non-contrivance are one thing, and combine with compassion to produce an environment conducive to life, living and being alive. There are not enough sources of sincerity/non-contrivance and compassion in my life or yours, or in the entire world. It is more like snatch and grab and to hell with you wherever weContinue reading “November 02, 2020”

October 18, 2020

04 Shamanism, you could look this up, is the world’s oldest religion starting up between 10,000 and 5,000 BCE. Hinduism and Taoism come in next from about 5,000 to 2,500 BCE. From at least 2,500 BCE Taoism is documented as saying “It all comes down to doing the right thing in the right way” (orContinue reading “October 18, 2020”

October 16, 2020

–0– 02 If we want to see, we have to see that we are not seeing. And then, we have to see what we are not seeing. We do that best by sitting quietly. Silence is the source of The Source, and the threshold to all seeing/knowing, doing/being. It all begins with silence, and proceedsContinue reading “October 16, 2020”

October 14, 2020

06 Our place, as conscious egos, is to live as guardians, protectors, defenders, and servants of the Source, the Origin, of our life and being. If I asked you to “Go to the Source,” where would you go? If I asked you to describe the location, what would you say? If I asked you toContinue reading “October 14, 2020”

October 07, 2020

03 We live our way to the truth of who we are coming to terms with the truth of how things are, of how the world is, of how life is, of the way things work moment-to-moment, one situation at a time, one day at a time, over the full course of our life. TheContinue reading “October 07, 2020”

September 29, 2020

04 Consistency, reliability, dependability… Can we maintain our connection with the center? Can we remain on the path? Can we retain our focus amid the Clashing Rocks on the Heaving Waves of the Wine Dark Sea? It is one thing to grasp the truth of what is needed in the silence of circumstances that areContinue reading “September 29, 2020”

September 26, 2020

01 We have to believe in the things that keep us going. That is the true test of our faith. Can it–does it–will it–keep us going? We go in the service of what we believe in. People who have lost their faith go mostly to bars and opioids. The surest way to not lose ourContinue reading “September 26, 2020”

September 24, 2020

02 Ambition, incentive, aspiration are all over-hyped. Who knows what to want? Who wants what should be wanted? Who can be forced to want what they ought to want? So, you spend your life in the service of things that don’t matter, thinking they matter, working for prestige, status and stature, dry as desert dustContinue reading “September 24, 2020”