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Jack Kornfield: “The trouble is, you think you have time.”

Jack Kornfield, in Buddha’s Little Instruction Book, says, “The trouble is, you think you have…

Bodhipaksa

Whatever is difficult within you, offer it love

Someone wrote to me recently about realizing that she has an underlying feeling of anxiety…

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Sitting With Bodhi II

I invite you to join a new format of course that I pioneered a few…

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The deep practice of just being peace

Recently I've been reading The Buddha Before Buddhism, by Gil Fronsdal, which is a translation…

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From the burden of illusion to the joy of freedom

I'm going to say something about the arising of insight that I've never heard any…

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Abstinence or harm reduction ?

What I'm Thinking Everyone's recovery is unique. Once upon a time, there was the strong…

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When your meditation practice does itself

Sometimes I compare the mind to a cat. Just as it's in a cat's nature…

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The secret to self-discipline is having empathy for your future self

In general, we human beings have trouble doing things that are good for our long-term…

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“It seems that perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to remove.” Antoine de Saint Exupéry

"It seems that perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but…

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Find and sustain your inspiration

Sometimes our inspiration dries up and we find ourselves going through the motions. We might…

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