Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Laughing and Crying

The opposite of laughing isn’t crying – it’s depression – when all emotions are blocked.  Both laughing and crying are cathartic releases.  Both are healthy.  Emotions are flowing. 
 (The bottom line.)  

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Precious Laughter

 “What is this precious laughter budding in our hearts?  It is the glorious sound of the soul waking up.”  Hafiz
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Robin Williams

A treasured comic genius whom the world will greatly miss.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Smile Meditation

From Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

...from the Balinese Medicine Man:  “He tells me there are many ways to God but most are too complicated for Westerners, so he will teach me an easy meditation.  Which goes, essentially, like this:  sit in silence and smile.  I love it.  He’s laughing even as he’s teaching it to me.  Sit and smile.  Perfect.”

“You study Yoga in India, Liss?” He asks.

“Yes, Ketut.”

“You can do Yoga”, he says, “but Yoga too hard”.  Here he contorts himself in a cramped lotus position and squinches up his face in a comical and constipated-looking effort.  Then he breaks free and laughs, asking, “Why they always look so serious in Yoga?  You make serious face like this, you scare away good energy.  To meditate, only you must smile.  Smile with face, smile with mind, and good energy will come to you and clean away dirty energy.  Even smile in your liver.  Practice tonight…  Not to hurry, not to try too hard.  Too serious, make you sick.  You can call in the good energy with a smile….”

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Happy Video!


Thursday, June 5, 2014

Clown Around More

"Children expend considerable energy in 'clowning around'. They refuse to appreciate the gravity of our monumental concerns, while we forget that if we were to become more like children, our concerns might not be so monumental." 
   Conrad Hyers

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