Tag Archives: Moments

Riding and living through the pain

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” –  Katharine Hepburn Suffering on bicycle is a point of pride for many cyclist, me included. Pedaling on a flat, windless, 70 degree day is easy, anyone can do that. But the … Continue reading

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Try to find the joy in the moment

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” –  Henry David Thoreau My oldest thought she was having a bad day. One of her company’s clients was unhappy and her boss told … Continue reading

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Moments

I heard an interview the other day with a former Clemson football player who was in the locker room with the Tigers after they won the National Championship. He was detailing the utter jubilation contained within those four walls from 18 … Continue reading

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A Poem: A Sister’s Love

Your mother put you in matching dresses Pink bows with your bangs cut straight Two different souls in colors hued as one The search for togetherness captured in a still I stare at this picture, two smiling young girls Daughters of mine Remembering moments … Continue reading

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There is no zen in our cell phones

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” –  Alan Watts I like to pressure wash stuff; sidewalks, driveways, patios, cars, trucks, dogs, just kidding, I … Continue reading

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A Buddha’s truth: Nothing last forever

Buddha’s Four Noble Truths 1. Life is characterized by impermanence and suffering, or Dukkha (suffering). 2. The Origin of Dukkha is attachment to desire. 3. The cessation (end) of Dukkha is achieved, not by belief, but by the contemplation, understanding, … Continue reading

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