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High Expectations

Those of us who fall for clickbait and click on the links, still have a little bit of faith in humanity. Although the lion’s share of clickbait turns out to be lame, misleading, or overloaded with advertising, once in a … Continue reading

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Illusions

Many years ago, my guru gave our meditation group a lecture about “Monkey Mind”. He told us that monkey mind was sometimes used by the Buddha to describe our easily distracted, constantly thinking behavior of consciousness.  In a similar way … Continue reading

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Disappointment

The late afternoon was lightly overcast but the weather was otherwise mild and pleasant.  The salesman had just called to tell me that my new car had arrived and that I could pick it up whenever I wished.  I said … Continue reading

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Disappointments

A couple of years ago some of my pals told me not to get my hopes up about prospects of my favorite baseball team having a winning season. I knew of what they warned. Year after year, the San Francisco … Continue reading

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