Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Water Stays the Same

Every now and then I have experiences that leave me thinking, “There it is, there’s God.”  I then think to myself that if only I could hold onto that moment, hold onto that feeling then I would know complete bliss.  … Continue reading

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Faith in Miracles

During the week I always look forward to the weekends, a time for relaxation and peace, but when the weekend comes my expectations are not usually met and negative emotions are quite common.  I always think that the break from … Continue reading

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My True Desires

I keep hearing about the natural state of being that we as humans have inside of us.  It is our true nature and is filled with joy, peace, and stillness, but I can’t help but wonder that if this state … Continue reading

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One Day Just Isn’t Enough

Wow, I think I about pee’d my pants during the Carolina Panthers game today.  What was supposed to be a primarily defensive game turned out to be a shootout between the two opponents.  My heart was beating like crazy the … Continue reading

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Discovering Appreciation and Success

My mom is finally coming home tomorrow after a weeklong stay in the hospital battling pneumonia.  She got sick the week before Christmas but nobody paid it much attention because she never really seems to get sick.  We all just … Continue reading

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Overcoming Suffering with Presence

A lot of things are going on in my head at the moment.  So many that I’m not even going to try to put it all down into words.  This of course is not unusual as I almost always have … Continue reading

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Sadness but Hope for 2006

Much like last year this New Year’s Eve was rather depressing for me.  At midnight I found myself alone in my room watching the ball drop.  Thousands of people cheered and embraced each other in the moment, tremendously happy for … Continue reading

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