Category Archives: Meditations

Seeker Beware!

Seeker beware!
Beware the True Self.
Beware the Essential Nature.
Beware the question: “Who am I.”
Beware the Universal Consciousness.
Beware the Divinity within.
Beware the Divinity beyond. Continue reading

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Not Interested

A 2-week stay in Plum Village, Thich Nhat Hanh’s famous Zen practice centre in France, helped me clarify what in this life I am truly and deeply interested in. It also revealed the vast, ironic expanse of what I’m not interested in. If you’re also not interested in lots of things, this diary entry may interest you 🙂 Continue reading

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The God I Love

The God I love asks nothing of me. I ask nothing of her. She doesn’t even require me to believe She exists. As fate would have it, I don’t. Continue reading

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Advice to my 14-Year-Old Self

Advice to My 14-Year-Old Self: I know you don’t fit easily into this world. The truth, my love, is that most of us don’t. But most of us surrender to the world and turn ourselves into people who do fit. And then we no longer fit into ourselves. And, as we grow older, this makes us miserable and insane. Continue reading

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Who Am I?

Who am I? it’s a big question, possibly the ultimate question. Here’s a little light-hearted meditation on the subject which I’ve been playing with lately. Continue reading

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Prayer to Self

Come, let us speak tenderly with one another, beloved one.
Sit up close to me where you can hear me breathing.
See, I am vulnerable and undefended too.
Like you, I have no way to protect myself
from the pains and fears of being alive and being me. Continue reading

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