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Aloneness and loneliness

Being alone can be wonderful, but not if we feel lonely. Especially during the holidays, we can feel isolated and unloved, ignored and unimportant. It can feel as if the flow of social intercourse has passed us by —or worse, … Continue reading

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Consideration

When young, rejoice in the tranquility of the old. However great your glory, be patient and considerate. Boast not of what you know, even when learned. However high you may rise, be not proud. —Arya Nagarjuna, The Staff of Wisdom

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This is auspicious, 1-4

Many divine and human beings Have pondered what are those blessings Which they hope will bring them good fortune: Declare to them, Lord, what is auspicious.   The Blessed One replied:  Not to associate with fools, But to associate with … Continue reading

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