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The Holidays

The Holidays

There will not be a meditation on Sunday December 17 and 24. We will start again on December 31 at 10:30 am. Start the New Year with some calm. The meditation for the next two weeks is: Lovingkindness: Recite each…

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Self Acceptance

Self Acceptance

Here is a reflection or meditation that you might want to try. It sounds like the last one I posted but is very, very different in its impact. Try repeating it seven times a day or whatever works, then see…

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“I accept people as they are, and as they change.”

“I accept people as they are, and as they change.”

Our  Open Sit meditation for this week is: I accept people as they are, and as they change. x7 Some clues for unpacking the phrase:  It is a great kindness to accept somebody as they are and as they change….

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Our Practice for the Week

Our Practice for the Week

Predisposing the Mind to Happiness First thing in the morning – “I look forward to the simple good things that are already on their way.” X7 “I am grateful for the blessings of this day.” X3    “I am grateful…

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Too Much Thinking

Too Much Thinking

Our practice for this week is: “Mostly my thinking is compulsive and distracting, therefore I take it very lightly.” Repeat 7, 21 or 108 times per day. Share on:

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Some Big News!

Some Big News!

Jacqueline, my wife and I are taking over Living Yoga and Health, starting September the 1st. We will be having an opening party on September 9 from 1-3 pm, at the the studio at 105 Wyndham St N.. All are…

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Adapt to Reality

Adapt to Reality

“I will adapt to ceaseless change.” paraphrase of old Samurai saying Share on:

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Fail Better

Fail Better

“I will fail.   I will fail again.   I will fail better.   I will succeed.” ~ derived from a quote by Samuel Beckett Share on:

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Do Your Best, Then Let Go

Do Your Best, Then Let Go

“Causes and conditions are vast & unpredictable, my power and understanding limited, therefore I make my best effort and then let go.”   Share on:

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Working with Difficult Conditions

Working with Difficult Conditions

“I will not (merely) be a victim of circumstance.” “I will transform each difficult condition into a path.” – a path of finding a solution to the problem or adapting to the new circumstances. – a path of discovering insights…

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Storing Some Sunshine

Storing Some Sunshine

In the evening, Recite three times: “I am grateful for the good things of this day.”   Then think of three or four examples from the day and say:   “I am grateful for: having a roof over my head…

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