My Work

My Work

My work is loving the world. Here the sunflowers, there the hummingbird — equal seekers of sweetness. Here the quickening yeast; there the blue plums. Here the clam deep in the speckled sand. Are my boots old? Is my coat torn? Am I no longer young, and still not half-perfect? Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished. The...

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Ordinary Life

Ordinary Life

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What is right with you anyway?….

What is right with you anyway?….

Psychiatry and psychotherapy obsess on what’s wrong with people and give short shrift to what’s right. The manual of these professions is a 991-page textbook called the *DSM-V.* It identifies scores of pathological states but no healthy ones. Some time back, I began to complain about this fact, and asked readersto help me compile material for a proposed antidote, the Anti-DSM —...

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An Enlightenment Manifesto –

An Enlightenment Manifesto –

For some seekers, spiritual enlightenment is the ultimate commodity.They believe that through diligent meditation and self-improvement,there will come a day when it will no longer elude their grasp. Breaking through to the singular state of cosmic consciousness, they will forever after own it, free and clear. Permanently illuminated! Never to backslide into the dull ignominy of normal human...

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God and Dog

God and Dog

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First he looked confused….

First he looked confused….

click on image to go to Red bubble to purchase cards, prints I could not lie anymore So I starting calling my dog- “God” First he looked confused Then he started smiling Then he even Danced I kept at it Now he doesn’t even bite I’m wondering if this might work On People – Tukaram...

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