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Lojong 48: Train Without Bias
I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, what comes up on the day that I am posting the slogan, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are … Continue reading
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I repeatedly draw certain images. I am not sure why, and I don’t look too closely at why. Maybe I am superstitious about creativity and don’t want to question it too much. Maybe I just want to trust my Muse … Continue reading
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Bright Ideas, Week 6
This week I’ve taken care of business — my jewelry business, as I am hoping to wind it down and close shop this year. (If my readers fall in love, note the 40% off using the code “SPECIAL”. Shameless plug.) … Continue reading
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Full Moon Prayers
This last SuperMoon I set the day aside to look at intentions and directions. Too many opportunities are not always good, and can dilute the path. Making choices are important, even if you change your mind. The boat can’t be … Continue reading
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