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Inner Illumination

My former guru cautioned his students to remain skeptical of their own enlightenment because it could very well be just another ego trip. Indeed, if a particular state of mind is judged to be high on an hierarchical scale of … Continue reading

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Heart To Heart

“Big head, target for an enemy; big heart, target for a friend.”–Confucius Once upon a time a Zen master visited a solitary monk. The great teacher queried the hermit by asking, “Why do crows fly away when they see a … Continue reading

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Heart To Heart

An ancient Eastern sage once said, “Human hearts are fields of blessings for the world, since this is where the path of reason originates.” Since we are taught that matters of the heart and subjects of reason are separate, this … Continue reading

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Intuitive

A flash of intuition can trigger action. It comes from deep within the mind to point the way to a solution or a new way of perception. An intuitive moment does not explain via logic, it’s more or less emotion … Continue reading

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Budding Intuition

Sometimes I feel all fidgety but not nervous. When that happens, I pick up a vase and contemplate its shapes, coloration, and material. Frequently, this puts me in the mood to create an arrangement for that particular container. I go … Continue reading

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Distrust Your Intuition?

While pondering whether or not to do something, we might remember the old platitude, “Trust your gut.” This is one of those pithy sayings that seems like an old wives tale to me. Whenever I’ve gone along with trusting my … Continue reading

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Discernment

Observation and choice are actions we take for granted. Do we do them thoughtfully and carefully? This question can only honestly be answered on our own with our own sense of conscience. The following statement cuts to the core the … Continue reading

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