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Inspiration: Your Ultimate Calling

I’m still not the biggest fan of Wayne Dyer. After reading a few of his books, he hasn’t convinced me. Don’t get me wrong, his message does carry some weight to it, but I’m just not a fan. The movie that he came out with Ambition To Meaning was great. That movie has definitely made a home for itself with me, but his books aren’t a work of art to my eyes. As most of...

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Buddhism Plain and Simple

While there are things that I didn’t like about the book, there were a bunch of good things I liked about the book. The book might have been a simplification of Buddhist teachings, but it didn’t seem simplified enough to me, but the thing is, it probably was. In the end though, the principle of becoming more aware and present which isn’t a principle at all is something that we...

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Feed your best life!

I love reading articles from Dumb Little Man for all the value they give out. They have tons of articles about motivation, self-help, etc, and I stumbled upon an article that I had saved a while ago to read later. Now is that later time, and there’s such a great story in the article that I’m going to copy it here. One evening, an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes...

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A Course in Miracles

This past Wednesday, February 25th 2009, I went to the Marianne Williamson lecture titled, “A Course in Miracles.” I went there as a part of the FIU Center for Spirituality and Religious Studies. Now while I’m not a part of the program, I am an FIU student that’s interested in many things, among them, the ideas behind spirituality. So as soon as we started, she had us...

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Merchants of Cool

This is a an alarming movie about the culture of what’s cool. People (mainly teens), are flooded with an ideology of what they should be like, or what they should want, which results in a negative type of loop. Hopefully people can get out of this. People either exhaust the need to be cool as they get older, or they stay in a changing negative loop. Here’s the summary of the movie...

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