Journals

September 11, 2012
  How will the eleven-year 9/11 memorial shape us?  Just as the date will arrive once, every year, forever, will the wheel of violence also turn eternally? Will this annual reminder harden us to more viciously pursue our goals of...
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September 6, 2012
As many of you know, I'm neither a Democrat nor a Republican, and don't watch any of the televised political events.  When I heard about Seane Corne and her people (including IDP's own Leslie Booker) from Off the Mat Into the World offering...
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September 2, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me, you can do so http://www.theidproject.org/node/add/journal-entry ! Today I'm...
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August 29, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me, you can do so http://www.theidproject.org/node/add/journal-entry ! Today I'm...
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August 28, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you, IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me! Today I'm grateful ... - for insomnia, allowing me to appreciate the simple...
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August 27, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you, IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me! Today I'm grateful ... - to last night's nightmares, for letting me know what's...
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August 26, 2012
It's 2001, and I had just clicked 'purchase' on Priceline to buy a one way ticket to India. An audible sigh of relief accompanied that click. I had worked the college library circuit to save up for this post-graduation move. The past nine months had...
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August 26, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you, IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me!   Today I'm grateful ... - for the unusual lavender-colored peppers at the...
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August 25, 2012
Inspired by a wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me! Today I'm grateful ... - for investigative journalism - to Russia and its culture...
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August 24, 2012
Inspired by Wednesday's wonderful class discussion of Appreciative Joy, I've decided to post a regular gratitude list!  Thank you IDPeeps, hope you'll consider joining me! Today I'm grateful ... - for refrigeration - to all my yoga teachers...
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August 20, 2012
I woke up to the reality of interdependence while riding a bus. In a way it’s not surprising that insights might reveal themselves during mass transit. Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers on the way to work has all the marks of a healthy...
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August 20, 2012
"We'll never get enlightened until all the intolerance in our minds becomes pacified, and it will never be pacified unless you are provoked." -Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
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August 15, 2012
Dear Dharma Brother,
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July 24, 2012
Is this awesome? IDP's Patrick Morris meditates in the thick of Times Square. If you can practice here, you can practice aaannnyywherrrrrre.
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July 13, 2012
 
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June 25, 2012
Here is something that I did kind of spontaneously to tease out some “Mind-Only” understanding for myself. You will need at least 30 minutes to try this out. Take your time. It will only be useful if you spend the time it takes. If you have never...
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June 17, 2012
An article in Wired Magazine from March 2012 titled "The Forgetting Pill erases Painful Memories Forever". describes an experimental therapy for removing negative memories to help patients struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in...
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June 7, 2012
Twenty-three days left until dathün. I can feel my mind tempted to mildly freak out.
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June 3, 2012
  His armor is thick. His sword, swift.   His regret, unending.   His generosity is pure. His love is unconditional.   His pain, unforgiving.   His tear drop, hard, like the pain he's inflicted.  And his...
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May 3, 2012
 Hello Sangha...
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April 28, 2012
went to post a comment on Lodro Rinzler's  Jay-Z post, but the conversation is closed (??). 
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by ambika
April 20, 2012
"Another world is not only possible ... she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing" - Arundhati Roy My girlfriend posted the above quote on my Facebook wall yesterday. It gives me hope in the midst of much confusion these days. I...
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