Category Archives: Personal Development

Seiza no kamae

Sitting in seiza, back straight, breath clear and unabated. Legs slightly uncomfortable as I continue to acclimate to this upright posture. Experiencing full practice here and now. Sound rooted in the hara, feeling with my entire being: Direct Straight Honest Clear Pure Steady Stable Seiza no kamae Jeongjwa Vajra asana Thunderbolt Diamond Power Protector All

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Healing from the heart

I am right heart-mind. True heart-mind is all-encompassing, all embracing. My original self is this heart-mind. From this place, we perceive, we share, we live – fully and without anger, worry, fear, honestly, genuinely, compassionately. Grounded, balanced, both feet firm on the ground, perceiving fully and consciously, the heart-mind is that which experiences. Experiential wisdom

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From ignorance to freedom

At first you have no clue As blissful as an ignorant child None of this “right” and “wrong” stuff You are just living Expressing your true nature Free of constraint Having yet to “know better” Now things are different Now you “know better” The rules The standards “Right” and “wrong” Worried about “their” opinion Angry

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Looking in the mirror

Image is something many of us think about from time to time.  We start each day inspecting ourselves, examining our face and body. Many thoughts and habits drive this routine; upkeep, vanity, care, etc. We observe ourselves each day, consciously and unconsciously, appreciating, criticizing, loving this, changing that, hoping to build an “acceptable” “me” before

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