Monday, June 28, 2010

Birthday Reflection

I turn 48 officially at 1pm today. My immediate reflection of my life is that I have done good. I could go to my maker today with a happy heart. Despite of and because of the challenges, I am the person I was meant to be... perfectly imperfect me. I love me that way. What lies ahead is unknown, but what is known gives me peace and a joyful flutter inside telling me, "It's all good, Margaret."

Happy Birthday to Me!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Mindfulness: 37 Everyday Places Where You Can Practice Enjoying the Moment

Mindfulness: 37 Everyday Places Where You Can Practice Enjoying the Moment  By BILL GERLACH
"Discovering the present moment changed my life.

It was one of those things that in retrospect you wonder how you ever lived without it. About three years ago, I was in the throes of starting my MBA, working full-time, and being a husband and dad to my wife and (at that time) two small children. Life was hectic. I still thought multi-tasking and spreading myself paper-thin was the surest way to succeed.

And then it hit me. I don’t remember how I actually stumbled upon it. But the whole idea of being in control of—and totally enjoying—the present moment instead of fretting over the past or future was eye-opening. I was a serial planner, an ├╝ber-plot-it-out-and-execute-it kind of guy. I was so busy being busy that I was losing sight of what was right before me....more"

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Drugs & Kundalini

From the Golden Flower Meditation Blog by JJ Semple...
Drugs & Kundalini:
“Our meditations are nothing but drugs — perfect drugs, without any chemicals in them. A man who can meditate will not be able to enjoy the drug, any drug. Because, his meditation gives him so much…