Category Archives: note to self

Dealing with it. 

From this fine Brainpickings article, When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times To stay with that shakiness — to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling … Continue reading

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From the Quote Box

I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity. … Continue reading

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History Redux

It’s hard not to have flashbacks to the days of hearings re Agnew and Nixon in the Watergate days. For those who weren’t alive then, it was riveting and scary and comforting, the later because it seemed without much doubt … Continue reading

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Kindness – From the Quote Box

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. — Dalai Lama

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Wednesday Night

Came home today and sat down to paint. Step by step we reach our goals, right? Added quite a bit, managed to leave a lot of white areas where there would be flowers and realize deep in my heart that … Continue reading

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