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Let It Go

Do most people on Earth have as much difficulty in letting stuff go as I do? They probably do. Don’t we like to cling onto our suffering believing we are being “stoic” about it? After all, don’t we generally fear … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Suffering is one way we process pain. Suffering is increased by attachment and holding on. Hence liberation is enhanced by non-attachment or letting go. Some students of personal growth interpret these statements to mean that we shouldn’t be materialistic. That … Continue reading

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Discovering Consolation

When I get tired of the critics’ condemnations of the flaws of our civilization I need to close down the Internet and take a slow, leisurely stroll outdoors. The weather doesn’t necessarily need to be calm and sunny to provide … Continue reading

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Inner Space

So many of us humans concern ourselves with altering the lives of other humans. We invest time in forming alliances and social institutions and rules to control people. Of course history has shown that when people are forced to conform … Continue reading

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Do Nothing

We are a very fidgety species. Apparently this is true physically and mentally. We can see this when we observe people who are closest to their unsocialized state–children. When kids aren’t physically checking out everything and anything, they’re busy asking … Continue reading

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Let It Go

The little things can be more annoying than the big things sometimes. Right now there is an odd buzzing sound that seems to be coming from the modem or the WiFi box. It’s mostly steady low frequency with occasional bursts … Continue reading

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Let Go

The only sounds I hear right now are the ringing of tinnitus, and the hiss of the forced-air furnace. The sky is dark because it’s early morning. Two small lamps and the glow of the laptop illuminate the music room. … Continue reading

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