Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Noisy Meditation

Meditation doesn’t require stillness and serenity. We should train ourselves to meditate in whatever environment we find ourselves in. Today I woke up, swept my meditation room. I made offerings of saffron water, light, insence. I bowed, tried to set … Continue reading

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Keeping It Real: Authenticity And Memoir

Authenticity and memoir go hand in hand, right? Actually, maintaining truthfulness is harder than it looks. I have an index card hanging on the wall of my writing nook that says: “Tell it like it happened. Be 100% truthful. Do … Continue reading

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