Dear Lords of the Calendar, What happened to January? I’m not ready for February yet. Why is time going so fast? I have things to do. Slow down! And if you have to go so fast, then let’s fast forward past the yucky stuff. Deal? Deal.
When it comes to mantras and meditations, sometimes it’s best to go simple! Why not start with the day that’s in front of you?
Dearest and most precious Universe: A thing happened today with my baby daughter and some pickles. It was messy. I’ll be honest, it didn’t smell that great, either. Please take back all my other prayers from this lifetime and simply give me the ability to know what foods don’t agree with her. Deal? Deal.
Hanukkah 2017 starts up on Tuesday, December 12. At sundown. Will you be lighting a menorah? Eating jelly doughnuts? Frying up latkes? Maybe you won’t be doing any of this because you don’t celebrate Hanukkah. That’s okay, too! Everybody here in Nobody Nation has a holiday (or lack thereof!) that really gets ’em going. Personally, […]
Did you have meditation in your school? Sorry…I’m speaking as if everyone reading this is my age. If you’re still in school, do you have meditation in your school? Well, in Brooklyn, New York a bunch of students have it now. According to this article by Wendy Biddlecombe in Tricycle Magazine, students at Brooklyn College Academy are using […]
So, in The Nobody Bible, I like to say that the great wisdom of the ages is available to us all right now, right where we are, with no beliefs required. And it seems the science on meditation and prayer also bears that out. In an interesting article for NBC, Nicole Audrey gives us some amazing […]
Dear Lords of Meditation and Mindfulness: Today, I went to lick and envelope and realized it was a self-adhesive envelope. I licked the pull tab. It didn’t taste good…although, it did taste better than the glue we usually have to lick. Please help me be more mindful today. Please help me find time to meditate […]
In meditation, I thought about something the Buddha once said. Then, I realized Buddha would want me to stop thinking about it. So I did. I’ve never felt closer to the Buddha.
Discipline sucks. But if we want to get anywhere, we need it. If we have a goal in mind, we have to do it. We need to keep on. We need to pursue. We need to persevere. It’s sorta like broccoli. It kinda tastes gross, but if we want to get healthy, it’s best to […]