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I want more…

I want more than the experience of mindfulness these days. I want heartfulness: loving-kindness and compassion as the focus of my life and contemplative service. I have been in several mindfulness retreats in 2018, and many over the years. So … Continue reading

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Needing Daily Practice and Purpose

There has been a need for daily contemplative practice in me for decades. Daily. Not periodic, occasional, or when I feel like it practice. I realized it again this morning. And I struggled for a long time to commit to … Continue reading

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when Mystery is born

In this world shadow powers abound.   The power of habit deadens us from feeling the full frontal Now of existence.   The power of being right annihilates intimate connection turning potential companions into the vanquished.   But another kingdom … Continue reading

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