Category Archives: An Extraordinary Life

The Freedom of Limitations

As we enter the 21st century, riding high on the edge of the Information Age, we find ourselves in an era of unlimited possibilities. We have access to more information than at any other time in history. We receive daily communications from all over the world, many of them contradictory. We receive offers on radio,… Continue Reading

Discipline as Discipleship

 “Self-discipline and contentment are useful.” The Dalai Lama When we hear the word discipline, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that someone is going make us do something we don’t want to do. Self-discipline often means that we are going to try to make ourselves do something that we don’t want to do.… Continue Reading

Forgiveness Practice

From time to time, we may get caught up in a cycle of regret, remorse or resentment. These states of being drag us into the mire of negativity and drain our resources. Here’s a simple affirmation to help free you up. I don’t know where it came from but I thank those who created it… Continue Reading

Finding Stability Through Change

“In life we cannot avoid change, we cannot avoid loss. Freedom and happiness are found in the flexibility and ease with which we move through change.” Jack Kornfield, Buddha’s Little Instruction Book The one thing in this world of which we can be certain is that all things are in a state of constant change. The stock… Continue Reading

What is a Well-Lived Life?

If we were to ask ten people to define a well-lived life we would probably get ten different answers. Some people would measure success in money; others, by recognition of peers. For some it would be a well-designed and useful product; for others, a beautiful garden. Some would measure it in terms of good relationships,… Continue Reading

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