Category Archives: meditation

This is happy

I’m in the middle of this story by Camilla Gibb Poetic prose, tincture of loss, despair, joy, fullness, emptiness. Belle oeuvre littéraire de la vérité et la beauté des êtres-humaines en croissance avec leurs propres douleurs, chagrins et peines d’amour.

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What is peace?

The word, ‘shalom’ which means peace, doesn’t mean the absence of complexity. Shalom, peace, isn’t simple. Boxing day is my father’s birthday. Our tradition has been to pack a picnic and go to Montreal to celebrate. My father would be … Continue reading

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Asking for it

When headmaster, Albus Dumbledore, was arrested and removed from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry and Ron watched from underneath the invisibility cloak, horrified at the events.  Before he left, Albus looked right through the cloak, and said, “Help … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

I didn’t want this. I untied my raft; it released onto the water. I bobbed, unmoored, kneeling on the 4 x 4 foot frame before letting out the rope, slowly, as I incrementally drifted away from the dock. I floated … Continue reading

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The Creation of Time

25 years ago I received an offer of a lifetime. I stood stock still, holding a piece of paper with my future glittering as the sky opened, light beams poured down, and violins played. My partner said, “Oh, well that’s … Continue reading

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The Flow of Life Al-ways

Is life: a dual or nondual process, or both, or neither? Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows.            Nisargadatta Maharaj The Rabbis taught that one should have two … Continue reading

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Fear Fest

It’s been said that the opposite of love is fear. Fear has the capacity to carve out the architecture of our daily lives, which over days, weeks, months and years, piles up to become the scaffolding of a constricted lifestyle. … Continue reading

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