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Dan Garner
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Happily married, Minimalist, Outdoor Enthusiast, Photographer.
Happily married, Minimalist, Outdoor Enthusiast, Photographer.

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Simplicity - An Introduction
There are uncountable facets to our mind.  Life is complicated and confusion can be great.  Buddhism offers a simple path to discerning what is important and reducing suffering.  It offers a path to creating a world of peace and harmony.  In particular,  th...

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Starting with Generosity
Starting with generosity, we learn to loosen our identity.  We learn that there is more to the world than our "self".  In doing so we lessen our suffering and our heart begins to open to the suffering of others. Eventually we learn that the self is empty an...

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Point of View
Point of view = emptiness. Events have no inherent reality. Things line up, depending upon our point of view (mental karma), to form our experience. From one view a row of fence posts are in line, from another angle they are not. Mind = view = perceived rea...

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Immeasurable
May all sentient beings have happiness      and the causes of happiness; May all sentient beings be free from suffering      and the causes of suffering; May all sentient beings never be separated from      the happiness that knows no suffering; May all sen...

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Thats Who I Am
Immersed in our thoughts, we often believe them.  New thoughts we may challenge.  New thoughts we may look at. Old thoughts, those are the dangerous ones.  We've revisited our old thoughts again and again and become comfortable with them.  We then allow the...

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Falling off
The best way to clean a rug is to lift it up, give it a shake, and let the dirt fall off. Zen Presence - Ideas for Meaningful Living If you find my ideas helpful, please donate below so that we may share more freely. Please support Zen Presence by making a ...

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when you stop reacting from your fearful ego you will stop creating more chaos and things will begin to settle down in your world. 

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On Your Worst Days
Whatever generosity,  Whatever offerings to the Buddhas and the like, The positive deeds I've amassed over thousands of eons, One moment of hatred will devastate them all                                                                        ~ Shatideva We ...
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