Mindful Monday – November 6, 2017

“Mental and physical reactions come and go Like clouds in the empty sky; Greed, hatred, and ignorance appear and disappear Like bubbles on the surface of the sea.” – Yongjia Xuanjue   Did you know that the average emotion lasts for no more than 90 seconds? Most people respond to this with skepticism; I knowContinue reading “Mindful Monday – November 6, 2017”

Mindful Monday – October 16, 2017

“The biggest cause of suffering is being here, and wishing you were somewhere else.” – Ajahn Brahm  We all spend a lot of time thinking about the past, and worrying about the future. Sometimes this can be helpful, if thinking about the past is helping us heal, and if worrying about the future is helpingContinue reading “Mindful Monday – October 16, 2017”

Mindful Monday – September 25, 2017

“There are two kinds of suffering. There is the suffering you run away from, which follows you everywhere. And there is the suffering you face directly, and in doing so become free.” – Ajan Chah Much of our lives are spent escaping through alcohol, drugs, T.V., phones… anything to take us away from suffering inContinue reading “Mindful Monday – September 25, 2017”

Mindful Monday – September 18, 2017

“If you see yourself in the correct way, you are all as much extraordinary phenomena of nature as trees, clouds, the patterns in running water, the flickering of fire, the arrangement of the stars, and the form of a galaxy. You are all just like that, and there is nothing wrong with you at all.”Continue reading “Mindful Monday – September 18, 2017”