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Other People’s Joy

If you can be happy for other people’s good fortune, you will have an endless supply of things to be happy about. Continue reading

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Seeing People Right

Last week I went to a playground with my granddaughter Anaya on a rare sunny day in San Francisco. A mother came in with her seriously disabled nine or ten year old son. He had cerebral palsy, and his mother … Continue reading

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Prepare to be Amazed

“To be awake is to live in a constant state of amazement.” – Jack Kornfield, paraphrasing the Buddha Last month I was lucky enough to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It was a family event; there were eight of us … Continue reading

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Giving It Away

“Live for yourself, you will live in vain. Live for others, you will live again.” – Bob Marley, “Pass It On” There is something magical about giving from the heart. When freed from worrying about compensation, people create amazing things. … Continue reading

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