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Lyrics to Alone Again (Naturally)

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The lyrics to Alone Again (Naturally) song by Gilbert O’Sullivan starts in the darkest possible way. If we’re looking for a negative quote about moving on from this life this would be it. Suicide as a way of moving on? If you believe that nothing comes after this life it might be a possible escape. However […]

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Moving on from… having too much stuff

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having been a monk in earlier years I am accustomed to minimalism and simplicity. My days would be filled with activities associated with my buddhist faith and supporting others in their spiritual quests. While I was busy with all that I had little time for “getting and spending” (quotes from that poem often pop into my […]

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Letting Go

| March 13, 2014

The cause or the virtue that brings about authentic presence is emptying out and letting go. ~ Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche It is not easy to comment on a meditation master‘s words and how they relate to the process of moving on but here goes: Here I take “authentic presence” to mean the real you, or […]

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