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FLOWING WELL OF COMPASSION

In TRAINING by Frans Stiene6 Comments

Often in our normal daily life, we find it very hard to be compassionate to ourselves, let alone others. One of the reasons we find this so hard to do is because our mind, body and energy are like frozen water, frozen with jealousy, fear, worry, anger and ignorance.

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SURFING ON THE STREAM OF CONFUSED THINKING

In MINDFULNESS by Frans Stiene1 Comment

When we open our hands, minds, and hearts, moving into the flow of the stream, we either can paddle forward to or float back to the bank of our true identity much more easily. Practicing meditations helps us to recognize our mind patterns and habits, and helps us to see our choices.

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IS THIS MY WORLD

In POETRY by Frans Stiene1 Comment

I look around me and ask myself; is this my world, Greed, destruction, wars, gossip
I look around me and ask myself; is this my world, Beauty, nature, laughter, love

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THE OPEN HAND OF ACCEPTANCE

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Accepting ourselves is like placing ourselves and our issues in an open hand, the open hand of acceptance. For example, when we have a disease, we often fight with it and this creates worry, fear, and anger; this kind of fighting is a struggle between us and the disease.

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SPACIOUS MIND SPACIOUS HEART

In INSIGHTS by Frans Stiene3 Comments

In many spiritual traditions, the essence of the mind-heart is symbolized by space. But why is this? Our true mind-heart is a union with the universe. The universe has no beginning or end and therefore our mind-heart is as spacious as the universe.