Dreams, Ambitions, and Change

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I think dreams and ambitions can spring positive vibes, give a purpose/direction to my thinking, and expand my horizons. Goals can sharpen the focus and fuel the drive to make things happen. However, I can think of times in the … Read More

I Dissolve

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I dissolve in the spacious awareness: be one with it. Space – that is universal and also me and every living being – is full of compassion, love, healing, nurture, warmth, happiness, joy, and peace.

Clarify Mind: 4 of 10: Let Go

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Unpleasant things are inevitable. My mind can make me cling to what I want or push away what I don’t want. I can get stuck by holding on to narrow views, or self-serving hopes and wishes, or resistance to physical … Read More

Clarify Mind: 2 of 10: Witness

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Can I witness whatever comes up in the mind or body without judging it? It is very nature of the mind to compare, judge, and evaluate. It saves me from harm’s way; it guides me to act sensibly. For example, … Read More

Watch my “Home Movie”?

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Can I watch my “home movie”? That is, without acting in it? I got inspiration and the idea to write about it from a Daily Mindfulness Audio Program. The movie is about repetitive thoughts and their impact on me. We … Read More

Spacious Awareness

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I am spacious awareness. Just as a cloud or bubble emerges in the sky and passes through, my body sensations, thoughts, and feelings dissolve in the spacious awareness without leaving any trace. They come and go. I simply observe them … Read More

Clarify: Take off my Thinking Shades: Ten Nuggets

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An excerpt from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Our thoughts can act like shades, our dream glasses. When we have them, we see dream family, dream job, dream colleagues, dream partners, dream friends, etc. We can … Read More

I Can Float in the Sky

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There is bubbling energy inside of me. There is a lightness that, in my imagination, can make me float in the sky. There is boundless joy, happiness, and healing energy that always finds ways to emerge. It brings a smile … Read More