I took audio from an Alan Watts lecture “Buddhism as Dialogue (part 1)” and mixed it with the song “Wait” by M83 to make this video Continue reading Zen w/ Alan Watts & M83
The ego wants to keep itself safe. It wants to avoid difficult emotions. It will create narratives and rationalize behavior to stay comfortable. Don’t let it happen. Face fear and move forward Continue reading My “Waking Up” Moment
Life is what happens when you’re not paying attention
Presence is what happens when you’re aware
Not of the things you think you want, or the things you think you have, but of the experience itself… Continue reading Presents!! i mean Presence! (its a gift)
Reality is God and it’s happening now.
Like a verb. It’s not something with a plan or a direction…it’s an expression.
I talked to a friend on the phone yesterday… Continue reading Awareness: It’s a Muscle (Get a Pump In)
My aim is to be helpful to myself
Not the “me” part of myself, but the “we” part
The part of me that’s in all of us… Continue reading Chief Aim
You wouldn’t try to change a friend. You’d want what they want
It’s the same with Reality.
The idea is to recognize that everything happening through, and around, is happening for you… Continue reading Reality and the Tao (Let Go and Get Pitted)
How much space do we let others take up in our minds and in our heart?
As much as we allow
The idea is to empty one self to what is… Continue reading It’s not you, it’s Me. But it’s also You too
I imagine an old man at the end of his life
And the thoughts running through his mind are all the things he wished he would have said, or done, and he’s afraid. Continue reading Teach Me How to Die
How do you make friend with Reality?
You want what happens to you… Continue reading Friends Help Friends Make Friend
God is a verb. It’s the moment we exist in as it expresses itself. It is reality. Truth. It doesn’t give a shit about what I’m thinking or how I’m feeling. It just is. It’s happening. Continue reading On Step 3