Your Perception is A Reflection

Your Perception is A Reflection

Your perception of me is a reflection of you.   It takes 13 milliseconds for your brain to process the input it receives. That means everything you see, hear, taste, touch, smell has a brief pause from the time your eyes, ears, nose, mouth and fingers sense it to the time it becomes recognized for what it is. In that time your brain connects the input with all of the memories you have ever had or could even imagine having in order to...

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Always Something You Can Do

Always Something You Can Do

No matter how badly you have fallen, no matter how many scrapes and scratches you have accumulated, no matter how badly bruised you are, there is always something small you can do to improve your circumstances. There is absolutely nothing in your present situation that prevents you from moving in a direction. It may not bee the right direction, but that is okay. If you find you have moved in the wrong direction you can always course correct...

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You Are A Diamond

You Are A Diamond

Diamond do not shine on their own. They shine because they have many facets that catch and reflect the light, just like you. Each of you has many facts to who you are as well. The difference is that you rarely show them all at once. You tend to hide them, only revealing them when you think the time and place is right. You have one face for the office, another for dates, and still another for the gym. You have your sexy face, your playful face,...

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Morning Breath

Morning Breath

I hear the refrigerator start I feel the breeze of the fan against my chest I feel the heat of tea as it comes through the cup I smell the strong scent of my Lapsang Souchong I see the drapes moved by the wind from the fan I see the couch I see the drapes move from the wind of the fan I smell the tea in my cup It is heavily smoked Lapsang Souchong I hear the engines of a jet miles above I feel the breeze from the fan on my arms I feel my...

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You Always Have A Choice

You Always Have A Choice

Every day that you wake up you have a choice. You can choose to stay in bed or greet the day. You can choose to live your day in anger or in joy. You can choose to greet people in fear or with compassion. Do not blame your path based on what some one else did or did not do. Do not blame your path based on what you did or did not do. The moment you open your eyes is the moment you have a choice to make. It is based on a single, very simple...

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Being The One

Being The One

Being The One   Stop trying to be the One. Just sit. Just be. The moment you recognize your meditation as something more than it is, you lose the reason for meditating in the first place. That is to clear your mind of all thought, good or bad, wanted or unwanted. In formal sitting you may start by counting your breath. At some point the very count that opened the path before you becomes a distraction. When it does, let it go. Perhaps you...

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