Thoughts are Harmless

Choose not to be harmed—and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed—and you haven’t been. Marcus Aurelius Going back to the idea that our thoughts literally come to us from outside sources – God, gods, spirits, our ancestors, whatever. Not saying this is true or...

Thoughts Again

“Pure awareness becomes colored by our thoughts, emotions and expectations.” Jack Kornfield To some degree, we have this implicit understanding that we are not our thoughts. We say things about how thoughts come to us. A lot of people cannot be alone with their...

Mindfulness Monday – Thoughts

“As he thinks, so he is; as he continues to think, so he remains.” ― James Allen, As a Man Thinketh No matter how much time I spend working with people and on myself in relation to them, I am continuously surprised at the power of thoughts and just how much control...

Cool Stuff

The world is a cool place, I think I may try to make Sundays a review of cool stuff from the week. Things I learned, quotes I liked, documentaries, things to be grateful for, etc. I’ll see if I like doing it. “Don’t set your mind on things you don’t possess. Instead...

Know Your Rights

This one is a little muddled right now, we’ll see if it clears up or not. It’s a conversation I’ve been having quite a bit lately, so maybe it will. I’ll just ramble about The Jungle Book if it doesn’t. I am really fascinated with how there is all this stuff that only...