Go Slow To Go Fast – Escriva 822-830

822 You tell me: when the chance comes to do something big, then!… Then? Are you seriously trying to convince me — and to convince yourself — that you will be able to win in the supernatural Olympics without daily preparation, without training?

88512866_500px823 Have you seen how that imposing building was built? One brick upon another. Thousands. But, one by one. And bags ...

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Calming Your Monkey Mind

“Monkey mind” is a Buddhist term that means “unsettled; restless; capricious; inconstant; uncontrollable”.  Our minds tend to jump from thought to thought, idea to idea, issue to issue, like a monkey moving restlessly from treetop to treetop, branch to branch. Most of these errant thoughts also tend  toward the negative.

While monkeys swing from tree to tree with a definite purpose, we on the other hand swing from one thought to another ...

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You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack

You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack
You may find yourself in another part of the world
You may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile
You may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife
You may ask yourself: well… how did I get here?
–  Once in a Lifetime by Talking Heads

When I was a kid, our family drove from Ohio via the Pennsylvania Turnpike to visit relatives in Philadelphia. The turnpike ...

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