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January 2009 Blog Posts (3)

And the Story Goes On

Hey guys,

I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather and the sky that gets larger as the leaves on trees disappear. I wanted to pass this along as an invitation to take some time for personal investigation. I almost called this one “That’s My Story and I’m Sticking to It” but opted for something a bit simpler.

Byron Katie likes to ask, “Who would you be without your story?” In fact, that’s the name of her newest book. Eckhart Tolle tells us that “You are not your story.” I… Continue

Added by Trey Carland on January 31, 2009 at 11:51am — No Comments

Surrendering is our natural state

(C) 2009 Howard McQueen

We practice surrendering all the time. We don't need to be taught to surrender - We are adept at surrendering!

Most of us, however, have been surrendering to ideals that are impermanent, things that are forged and made from the mind of man.

We've been surrendering to money, to corporations, to government programs, to our fantasies, to our vanities, to our insecurities, to our fears.

Then, when we spend an hour or two each week,… Continue

Added by Howard McQueen on January 29, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Let It Be

Hello all,

I hope your new year is off to a great start and feel certain that this will be your year to shine. I wanted to pass this note on to those of you you might find it helpful in some way. Be well.

This could be considered a follow up to my previous post (And the Story Goes On), but I am beginning to fully realize, on an experiential level, the profound simplicity of the words, “Let everything be as it is.” This is something repeated by Eckhart Tolle and is also referred… Continue

Added by Trey Carland on January 29, 2009 at 3:01pm — No Comments

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