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Henry-2020

Message from Henry: Thinking

Another take on thinking… It’s a bit like this. There’s a tapestry. It’s woven of many threads. The threads are thoughts. Together, they weave a rich brocade. And we sit entranced by it. It has dark, troubling areas, and bright, sunny, hopeful patches. And scary, menacing corners, and scenes of rage and hatred. In time […]

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Message from Henry: Stoic Shift

The Stoic shift is about a shift in what we value. Rather than valuing attainments, possessions and pleasures in the external world, we value the development of character. Character means growing into ourselves, so that we are less dependent for our contentment on external factors. We become happier about facing a setback, and being unperturbed […]

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Message from Henry: Happiness

If the problem is how to be happy, then most of us assume that we need to pacify the irritations, soothe the fears, and satisfy the desires of the self in its interactions with the world. But then we might get wind of “wisdom,” as it manifests in ancient philosophy. That means to be skeptical […]

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Finding Love: Two Talks by Sanbo Zen Teacher Ruben Habito

Infinite, conditional, boundless love…   Listen to Ruben Habito answer the question, What is Zen?  He explores how practicing Zen involves finding love everywhere, in all things. The desire to search for unconditional love lies deep in our heart. Four motivations bring people to zen practice… Curiosity Health benefits, stress reduction, practitioners find the the […]

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