Life in the Slow Lane

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Mermaid Oh Holy creation of the Sea, God/dess of my Heart's imagination, swim with me now, oh dearest heart's desire, You fill my dreams and my first moments of conscious awareness. Your kiss, guides my day. Your whispers, show my way. To Thee, do I/i give willing surrender. Shams says, "Do not... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

You and me

As long as in love there is "you" and "me", love is not fully kindled. Bowl of Saki, November 27, by Hazrat Inayat Khan Commentary by Hazrat Inayat Khan: There are three stages of morals. The first stage is the moral of reciprocity. This moral is natural to the one who sees the difference between... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

I Plead My Case

I Plead My Case Oh, my sweet Daughter, fulfillment of my deepest Heart. Hear this cry: "For every wound inflicted, I stand before you now in sincere contrition of soul. I have called upon my guardian angels to plead my case. I did my very best with what I was given and what I knew then. With bended... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

A Perfect Spot to Write

Finally found a perfect spot to write. It is my local convenience store, The Fallsville One Stop. Here I have a table to work, good food to eat, a high speed web connection, and LOTS of local color to write about. This is a writer's dream!!! Are you at all jealous? Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Today, I had my 1st Suprize Birthday Party ... Ever!

OMG!!!! My 1st ever surprise birthday party and I was totally surprised!!! They all pulled it off so perfectly so gently that i NEVER SUSPECTED!!! aND WE HAD A DELICIOUS TIME!!!! Enough said. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Even writers need fellowship, support, and resources. ...

We've got it all at Writers' Lie: A Safe Haven for Writers (and Readers). Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Shopping can be a blast. But don't lose your heart!

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Saturday, September 2, 2006

Advice from the 14th Dalai Lama

CHANGING YOURSELF Such human qualities as morality, compassion, decency, wisdom and so forth... must be cultivated and sustained through systematic moral education so that a more humane world may emerge....We need a revolution in our commitment to and practice of universal humanitarian values.... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Seeing Through It All To the One

From his divine power comes forth all this Magical show of name and form, of you And me, which casts the spell of pain and pleasure. Only when we pierce through this magic veil Do we see the One who appears as many. -Shvetashvatara Upanishad Excerpted from The Upanishads, translated by Eknath... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Some Buddhist Wisdom

Not thinking about anything is zen. Once you know this, walking, standing, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is zen. To know that the mind is empty is to see the Buddha...Using the mind to look for reality is delusion. Not using the mind to look for reality is awareness. Freeing oneself from... Sign in to see full entry.

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