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Entries for June 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Do One Joyful Thing Right Now
By Samy AbulEla

An excerpt from The Mindfulness Code by Donald Altman:

Dawn has barely broken this morning when I step out of the house with a solitary goal in mind: to get The Oregonian, deposited each morning in an oblong, yellow container that stands next to the mailbox. This morning I am in a hurry, and my mind churns with I-centric thoughts of future time. What should I eat for breakfast? I need to return those calls from yesterday. What handouts do I need to print for that next class? I wonder how many clients I am seeing today. I’m running late, so I’d better hurry....


personal growth, book excerpts, meditation
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
By Samy AbulEla

“Though it was early April, barely past the last frost, under Jackie’s hand two hundred varieties of plants sprang from the ground in manic glory....”


nature & the environment, book excerpts