What Makes You Happy?

I was listening to the Beastie Boys today, pondering the life of Adam Yauch. He was a Catholic/Jew, turned Tibetan Buddhist. I have his Rolling Stone magazine cover framed on my wall just above the famous Gandhi quote about being the change you wish to see in the world. Today’s…

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How Do You Handle the Turns?

As I was driving on the freeway this morning, I noticed a sports car coming up fast in my rear-view mirror. I normally drive in the fast lane and kept watch, figuring I would have to move to the right to get out of his/her way. Then we came up on…

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Experience Sweetness

If you were raised on candy, you wouldn’t truly understand how sweet it is unless you also tasted bitter and sour (you would also likely get diabetes and die young). Life is like candy. The difficult, bitter experiences we encounter allow us to appreciate the bits of sweetness that we also…

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Wishes Can Be Reality

Wishes are reality waiting to happen. When we place our LOVING focus on a certain situation, person, or object, we can bring it to our own reality. This reality should never be forced (as in forcing your will upon another). A wished-for reality, with real substance, is brought about through a…

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Discipline for Manifestation

I’m a big proponent of manifesting one’s own desires. I’ve seen and lived it. I’ve learned it’s very important to remember that mere desire will not bring about that which you want.  You must make room in your life for new things (i.e. hoarders have a difficult time manifesting a life…

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