Posts Tagged ‘equanimity’

A Close Shave

November 6, 2010

I was looking forward to meeting my friend, Lien, at Ecopolitan, my favorite restaurant, around 2:00. I arrived before 1:30, laptop in hand, looking forward to getting a little work done before she showed up.

As I walked in, a lovely young woman looked at me as if she had been waiting for me to walk through the door. “You’re here every time I am,” she said with a friendly smile. What a nice greeting! I Introduced myself and asked her dining companion if this was her first time at Ecopolitan. I said, “Nice to meet you both,” turned around and saw a young man looking at me just as purposefully. “It’s his (more…)

A Clock During a Thunderstorm

July 22, 2010

Image courtesy of Sharonne Phillips



As Paramahansa Yogananda wrote, when you can “stand unshaken midst the crash of breaking worlds,” then nothing can touch you where you live, and nothing of value can be taken from you.



Live in the midst of the battle of life. Anyone can keep calm in a cave or when asleep. Stand in the whirl and madness of action and reach (more…)