Category: Meditation

Maybe beyond words, but not beyond your abilities

Have you ever tried explaining meditation to someone who’s never done it? You can say what it’s like. It’s like reading a good book, like losing yourself in its pages, only your losing yourself in your present awareness now. It captures the gist, I… Continue Reading “Maybe beyond words, but not beyond your abilities”

The other, other ultimate investment

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” So said Benjamin Franklin. I have a lot of respect for the man and his accomplishments, but I have to disagree with him there. Same with his stance on pros and cons lists. He thought… Continue Reading “The other, other ultimate investment”

The objections to Monster Mind Edukaré that don’t apply

A key objection to Monster Mind Edukaré: It takes a lot of time – and that might not be something you have. By ‘a lot of time’, mistake me not – I designed it to be a slow burn. If you take a few… Continue Reading “The objections to Monster Mind Edukaré that don’t apply”

Reaching the Swamp Hag in your spare time

The Swamp Hag is an interesting figure. She’s difficult to reach. Most folks who seek her out never reach her. Once you do, the danger isn’t over. You have to be smart about the question you ask. You might get the answer you asked… Continue Reading “Reaching the Swamp Hag in your spare time”

Joan of Arc’s much older husband

Overheard while near a game of trivia: “According to a survey, 12% of Americans believe Joan of Arc was married to whom?” I’ll admit that I chewed on that one and didn’t find the answer. But I could have guessed it. Because the answer… Continue Reading “Joan of Arc’s much older husband”

When darkness defeats darkness

You’ve heard the story before: Darkness doesn’t dispel darkness – only light can. What that means is you can’t fight hate, fear and anger with more hate, fear and anger. It takes love, compassion and understanding to do that. No arguments here. But that’s… Continue Reading “When darkness defeats darkness”

If it’s in a dragon’s hoard, it must be good

It’s one of the great archetypes: A powerful dragon, radiating physical things like heat and smoke, abstract things like savagery and destruction. These great and dreaded wyrms have the means to destroy entire villages – even entire kingdoms. Defeating one is an act of… Continue Reading “If it’s in a dragon’s hoard, it must be good”

For some of you, 2020 will never end

I know some of you are keen for 2020 to excuse itself from the room already. Bad news on that front… For some of you, it’s sticking around. Not literally – the calendar will, in fact, keep moving forward. You don’t want to turn… Continue Reading “For some of you, 2020 will never end”

How do you know if your thoughts work?

The more I meditate and practice self-hypnosis, the more my brain surprises me. Like the fish who doesn’t know what water is, you don’t know most of how your thoughts work. Sometimes the only way to tell that you do something is when you… Continue Reading “How do you know if your thoughts work?”

60 New Year’s Resolutions for you

If you’ve heard what folk are aiming for in 2021, I’m sure you’ve noticed a few things. Some folk are too ambitious. They want to do everything next year. Others are too vague. They want to “be healthier” but don’t seem to know what… Continue Reading “60 New Year’s Resolutions for you”

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