Books read so far in 2022
Phil Jackson – Eleven Rings
Simplicity, patience, compassion
When the mind is allowed to relax, inspiration often follows.
On the beginners mind there are many possibilities, in the experts mind there are few.Continue reading
More Books from 2021
Living Beautifully- Pema Chodron
Buddhist vows/commitments of groundlessness: Pratimoksha, Bodhisattva, & Samaya.
The moral ambiguity of human existence.
Rather than being disheartened by the ambiguity, the uncertainty of life, what if we accepted it and relaxed into it?
Yes, this is the way it is; this is what it means to be human, and decide to sit down and enjoy the ride.
Awakening -Enlightenment- Freedom.Continue reading
These two books shaped my 2021
This first book came into my head while listening to a podcast. The guest Jeremy Bloom (Olympic mogul skier and played football in the NFL) mentioned something about controlling his ego in competitive venues thanks to the teachings of Power of Intention:Continue reading
Reading List from 2021
Earth Keeper – The feather by itself, may seem a small thing, but the creature of which it is a part is very powerful. That power resides in this feather. It is a power that binds all things together. When I hold this feather, it’s power flows into me.Continue reading
Books of 2020
I read the most books of my life this year! I was gifted a used iPad early in the year, and I was eager to setup the “Libby” app that connects to the digital offerings for Jefferson County Public Libraries.Continue reading
Taking Heat for Granted
Whoa, last night I got one of those oh-crap-I’m-a-homeowner scares. At 7PM our thermostat read 69F, which is fairly normal. I’d just put Max to bed, though he didn’t want to wear his blanky (zipadee-zip/sleepsuit – best invention ever). After leaving his room, I kicked the thermostat up a few degrees, hoping to get some nice warmth into Max’s room before the temperature sets back at 9PM (to 66F).Continue reading
I did not unwrap a single piece of Halloween candy this October! At the beginning of the month, I declared that I didn’t want any candy, and once that declaration was made, it was pretty easy to avoid packaged treatsContinue reading
Run to the Hill
Today I woke up early, 3:15 early, to head off on an adventure. I’ve been eager to run the road to Mt Evan’s summit this year, since signing up for the formal race to the top back in January. The June race was cancelled, and despite the 14 mile access road being closed to motorists all summer (thus wide open for cyclists and runners), I never made the trek.Continue reading