Tag Archives: Path

The hardest hike

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I typically try to find hikes in the six to eight mile range with anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 feet of elevation change. For a … Continue reading

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Goats in the road

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” – … Continue reading

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Biting off more than we can chew

“Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.” – Ella Williams For a guy my size and age I am a good road cyclist. Over the course of the last ten years or so I have probably ridden 60,000 … Continue reading

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Picking our battles

“Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right”. – Unknown My Mother was a first grade teacher for almost thirty years. If you do the math, considering a class size of twenty or so kids each … Continue reading

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A Poem: The Road Beyond

Here is where I start, where my feet touch the earth A distances unmeasured that disappears in the curves of life The horizon beckons, tempting me to continue, to journey on But I stop here to rest, to catch my breath, and review the perils … Continue reading

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Wisdom in all the wrong places

“I’m concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.” – Joan Jett Every Monday morning I email … Continue reading

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A Buddha’s truth part II: Right actions

The Noble Eight-fold Path 1. Right Understanding 2. Right Thought 3. Right Speech 4. Right Action 5. Right Livelihood 6. Right Effort 7. Right Mindfulness 8. Right Concentration The Buddha offered these eight steps or actions to end Dukkha (suffering). The … Continue reading

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