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Thanks all -- comments appreciated. I guess my frequency was that pictures are harder to escape than knicker-twisting imaginings. Forgetting in a welter of feeling doesn't seem to work ... or hasn't … (View Post)
Tangentially, it occurred to me the other day ... That most if not all of the founders of one spiritual lineage or another were relatively wealthy and/or well educated by background. Wealth (even as … (View Post)
@jewel -- Welcome. Hope you find something useful here. Sometimes I think of monasticism as one of the corner-office versions of Zen practice ... everyone thinks that becoming a monk would be a mark … (View Post)
OK, take a deep breath. Nothing special, just a deep breath ... you've done it before. In out ... nothing exhausting or virtuous. And in the midst of that breath, do your utmost -- your very VERY bes… (View Post)