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Reality

Still on the plane to India, still not convinced I should be flying away from my dying dog, I prayed again.  This prayer changed my heart. As I repeated the phrase, “love is letting go,” I felt something release within … Continue reading

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Befriend

My ugly encounter with dog-impermanence eventually gave way to beauty. But to reap the blessings of impermanence we must first acknowledge the pain of it.  We acknowledge our resistance to the way things are.  We witness our attachment to the … Continue reading

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Impermanence

In my most recent post, I mentioned my “complex history with India.” Several years ago, I went to Chennai with a group of spiritual leaders for a Deeksha seminar. That trip began with a horrifying encounter with impermanence.   It … Continue reading

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