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The Missing Awareness

Once upon a time, after he had studied Zen for a decade, a monk attained a Zen teacher’s rank. The monk wanted to meet his teacher, the Zen Master, and convey his gratitude. So, one rainy day he went to Read more…


Be In The Now

Everything that we do at any moment is often to serve some outcome in the future. Studying NOW to prepare for an exam Driving NOW to reach a destination. Arguing with someone NOW to prove that you are right. Making Read more…


Don’t Leak Your Life-Manage Your Distractions

I wage a war against distractions every day. Many days I think I win and some days I know I lose. This afternoon, I took out my phone to look at my calendar, and the next thing I knew, I Read more…


Present Moment Awareness

I have parked my car to go into a building to meet someone. I complete my Meeting, I come out, and I am utterly blank about where I parked my car. I have no memory or awareness of where I Read more…