Tag Archives: patience

Folly

Some days I’m short on sleep. This deficit enables impatience with the world. Thankfully, I’ve been able to cultivate a degree of patience over the years through mindfulness practice. That does not mean that I suffer fools gladly. It just … Continue reading

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About Desire

Much of the world finds itself in the midst of holiday shopping season. It’s that time of the year when desire for material goods is cultivated and greatly encouraged. No, I’m not going to argue against desire for nice stuff … Continue reading

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No Hurry

Orange the cat was already at my doorstep and meowing when I was ready to go outdoors early this morning. I greeted him and asked why he was early today. Orange trilled as I seated myself on the front stoop. … Continue reading

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Restless

One of the most helpful attributes we can develop is focus. The person who has her/his mind made up make sure that nothing will get in the way. Such people use their intellectual and physical prowess to achieve their goals. … Continue reading

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Restless

Most of my close friends cultivate a real world perspective, there’s a healthy measure of cynicism, a certain amount of skepticism, a dash of insecurity, and occasional bouts of restlessness. These are balanced with a measure of confidence, and surprising … Continue reading

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Forbearing

While I waited for a haircut at one of the local “Cost Cutters” this week, I heard a young, fidgety boy whine, “What’s taking so long?”┬áThe boy and his father had just arrived as “walk-in” customers only five-minutes prior to … Continue reading

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The Flow

There is an aspect of life that we can either fight or submit to. That is the flow of life. Some people advocate going against the flow and others say we should go with the flow. I’m of the mind … Continue reading

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