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May 19, 2009


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This is the image that ended Friday's video. It has stuck in my mind since then. Unsure why, but the empty circle is almost over powering. I think everything we read, study, and try to live is summed up in this drawing.



~ Deep Bow

Barry Briggs



One can join the ancient teachers....

It sounds so easy, Barry.

Barry Briggs

All we need do is let go of thinking, Molly. Sometimes that's easy, sometimes not.

I think it's worth observing that "thinking" really refers to (at least) the massive, near-non-stop storytelling that we engage in about ourselves and the world we live in. No wonder it's such threatening work!

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