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A quiet mind is all we need. All else happens rightly, once the mind is still.

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Blog posts : "stillness"

Wonder of Wonders

What we each know through our physical senses, and the thoughts we choose to entertain, is limiting. Yet, wonder of wonders, we can - in the quiet between thoughts - know the formless, spacious stillness out of which all forms and experience percolate.

Just Beyond Stillness

I've been developing a deeper appreciation of contentment,

that barely blissful amalgam of awareness, appreciation, and acceptance gently simmering just beyond stillness

where perfection is known but has nothing to do with circumstance, where peace intersects with the pleasure of being,

whe…

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Paradoxical Flakes

There is a gentle snow falling today. It's lovely how the movement of free-falling flakes makes the world more still, and the flakes' soundless smack down makes silence louder.

Blasts from the Past

Life is busier right now than I like it to be - my time is filled with necessary activity. I'm thankful for the inner stillness in juxtaposition to the controlled chaos all around me. Here are a couple passages I recently found in an old journal:

It is ultimately a privilege to be here on Earth - a…

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Nothing Excluded

When quiet within you can feel presence, though it's not really a feeling but more of a knowing, or maybe knowing is the subtlest of feelings. Grosser feelings are easier to put words to than knowing—which is too ethereal to be sayable. So, trying to communicate something about presence generally ta…

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