This meditation exercise I think of as a game was recommended to me when I first began my meditation practice years ago when I had been avoiding meditating because of the terrifying prospect of just being with my mind. Like many I was immersed in the busyness of everyday life working a full-time stressful job, […]Read more "Meditation For Beginners: The Mindfulness Game"
The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off –“Lemon,” N.E.R.D. Once the world learns of the crimes against humanity committed by the wealthy sociopaths who hold the real power in society — including sexual depravity and violence against children on a more extensive level than most could even comprehend — […]Read more "The Downside of Disclosure"
Many initially approach the Buddhist concept of impermanence with fear because it means moments of joy are fleeting and do not stick around. The irony is anyone who feels fearful or sad about that, as I often have, tends to be those who have few moments of joy in their lives anyway, and we’re all […]Read more "The Impermanence of Loneliness"
If you are consistently hated, ridiculed or constantly criticized by those around you, and you or others find it confusing because you are generous and kind on a regular basis, know you are surrounded by jealous, narcissistic people who want to bring you down to their level. Being so hated, misunderstood and feeling the strong […]Read more "Bullied People Are Gifts To Humanity"
True joy comes from giving without expecting anything because you recognize what you have already received that brang you joy in the past. This world is broken and harsh in part because people too often fall prey to amnesia stemming from complacency and a lack of gratitude. In this way, practicing gratitude makes it easier […]Read more "Be A Generosity Scientist"
I have no one to blame for my fate So I wrap myself in scars and hate I have a purpose and things to give I make the choice to no longer live But that door is not an escape Just a temporary reshape The same lesson unlearned The same darkness returned I might be […]Read more "A Darkness Returned"
It’s not that humans are dumb We just sought a deeper slumber It led us toward a greater numb To feel the weight of the lumber To fight over gathering bread crumbs To gradually unveil our strength in numbers To find the joy in burning stumps Entropy became an addictive game Prevailing peace had bored […]Read more "Our Opponent’s Component"