A sunflower is a sunflower and it isn't just a sunflower. My Periodic Wakey Wakey On a recent morning walk, deep in thought, after taking a left turn I faced the morning sun peeking out over a thunder cloud. Silvery and bold like I imagine the "light" that people with near-death experiences describe. The sight … Continue reading Is This All There Is?
Is the past more illuminated than the future? We're pained from memories of the past. And those very same memories computes frightening unknown futures. We can intellectually know that the past doesn't exist anymore, at least for our physical bodies. We can intellectually know that the Universe is so complex, we can't possibly predict the … Continue reading No More Obstacles – Part 3 of the Bodhi Day 2020 Story
Happy Bodhi Day 2019!! I hope you enjoyed the journey through the Noble Eightfold Path as we hiked from the base of Zion Canyon to the high perspective of Observation Point. The Noble Eightfold Path is the prescription for removing the roadblock we all face on this human segment of the larger Journey to Perfection. … Continue reading Happy Bodhi Day 2019!!
Today is December 6, 2019 - the 6th Day of Bodhi Season 2019. Today we'll very briefly discuss the 6th item of the Eightfold Path - Right Effort. Since our sentience gets around this Universe in our physical bodies, as it is for any vehicle, it needs fuel and maintenance. There are physical constraints within … Continue reading Day 6 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Effort
Today is December 5, 2019, Day 5 of the Bodhi Season 2019. Today we'll take a short look at the 5th item of the Eightfold Path, Awakened Livelihood. This is probably the most "pragmatic" item of the Eightfold Path. We are creatures of Earth and all creatures provide some sort of value. Most creatures can't … Continue reading Day 5 – Bodhi Season 2019 – Awakened Livelihood
Bodhi Season begins in four days, December 1, 2019! For the days from December 1 through Bodhi Day on December 8, I will post guidance for you towards your great awakening. For this Bodhi Season, the theme is the Noble Eightfold Path. It is arguably the fundamental principle of Buddhism. In fact, it's a big … Continue reading Pre-Bodhi Season 2019 – The Eightfold Path
Bodhi Season 2019, December 1 through December 8, is only a week away. So it's time to start contemplating our week-long hike to the Grand View of the Universe to see it as it really is. On Bodhi Day, December 8, we will awaken from all that we were always told to be the truth … Continue reading One Week Until Bodhi Season 2019
Bodhi Day for 2019 falls on a Sunday - December 8, 2019. That's good because I don't need to burn any vacation days. At the time of this writing, October 11, 2019, that's less than two months away! The Bodhi Season begins on December 1, 2019. Siddhartha Guatama meditated for seven days under the Bodhi Tree … Continue reading Bodhi Day 2019