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Apr.05.2013
Nepo says that when he was young he talked fast and loud. Sometimes, I still do. What he did not realize until much later in life is that “I kept talking faster and louder to the world around me because I couldn’t hear the world within me.” A profound sutra. When I read those words, I...
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Nov.12.2011
Nebo nails it. "When I feel lonely, my first thought is that you hold the key to my loneliness. When wanting respect, my first thought is that it is waiting on the other side of some mammoth achievement...I try so hard to find what I need or want outside of myself, certain it is waiting for me...
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Jul.24.2010
First, you must know where to look. One of my favorite spiritual authors is Eckhart Tolle. In his bestseller, The Power of Now, Tolle tells of a stranger who walked past a beggar one day, as he held out his tattered baseball cap and muttered, "Spare some change?" The stranger stopped,...