by Brian | 12:42 am

A Pause, or Perhaps an End

I started this site several years ago.  At the time I wanted to collect various sources of spiritual wisdom and show the cross currents they share.  As times have changed, I think the spirit

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by Brian | 6:09 pm

Measured Breathing

Having not done this in some time, I found it refreshing to begin the practice again. Measured breathing (specifically the four phase or four fold breathing technique) is very helpful for relaxation and reducing

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by Brian | 9:56 pm

A Buzzing Bee

Monday, this week, I was driving to work.  I had a lot on my mind.  While driving, I was also playing some audiobooks on Buddhism and Koans.  My mind would worry, grow concerned about

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by Brian | 10:11 pm

Perfection of the Bent Pole

Taking a walk outside my office, I noticed a nearby hotel.  On the roof was a windsock, one of those poles with a red sock that visually identifies wind direction.  This particular pole was

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by Brian | 11:41 pm

Fleecing a Church and a Nation

This story is true and is congruent with current affairs. When I was younger (late High School or Early College), I operated a sound booth at a local church.  My parents attended a Assemblies of

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by Brian | 3:47 am

Cyrus Anointing and Politics

There are Christians who have embraced a notion called the “Cyrus Anointing.”  It is spoken with such marketed zest, one almost feels that a trademark symbol should be appended to the term.  Such believers

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