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The Trouble With Grasping

The Trouble With Grasping

I got a letter from someone recently that somehow epitomizes the gist of the human dilemma. We seek and search, grasping at illusions in the phenomenal world we think will make us happy. And then we either get them and lose them, don’t get them, or get them and then fret about how they might… Read More

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

Adapt Your Practice To The Times And Shine Your Light

I talked to an old friend last week. We studied Ashtanga yoga together in Mysore years ago. “You’ve left the herd,” he observed. And I suddenly felt the impact of being out on my own in a strange land. Practice evolves. My practice has evolved drastically since I first started 25 years ago. The path… Read More

The Annual New Year Revolution List

The Annual New Year Revolution List

Rather than making resolutions for the new year, I like to think of changes that will bring about evolution. A couple of weeks ago I shared a practice to help put some perspective on your year in review. Click here if you missed that post. It is one of my favorite ways to do a… Read More

On Evolution As A Way Of Life: Your Year In Review

On Evolution As A Way Of Life: Your Year In Review

It’s that time again, when many of us do a mental year-in-review and track our evolution since last year. It’s helpful to see how fare we’ve come: to give ourselves some credit and identify where we still have room to grow. Here is a practice I like to do to clear out the old and… Read More

Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

Refugee Or Pilgrim? It’s In The Attitude

The illusion of stability lulls us into believing we have solid ground under out feet. But we all know things can change in an instant. So a Buddhist is essentially a permanent refugee, or if you prefer, a pilgrim. A pilgrim is someone who embraces this inconvenient truth and uses it to fuel a spiritual path. Read More

What To Do Next (When Obstacles Seem To Block Your Way)

Working with Obstacles

Skillfully working with obstacles is a major part of establishing a solid foundation on a spiritual path, and an essential component of emotional well-being. Read More

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