Zen Girl

Centering into the journey.

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Spirituality Sucks

Have you ever noticed that all of your friends are an eerie reflection of how you see yourself?  Have you ever considered what a strange concept a bathroom scale is?  Have you ever had the incredible urge to drop your entire life, go off the grid and live the rest of your days cutting wood for heat and growing your own food?  Have you ever thought about suicide in a non-morbid way, but more as a true, genuine consideration of why not?  Have you ever tried to explain the concept of your Ego Self to someone and get accused of having Multiple Personality Disorder?

I have. Read more…

That pesky narrator.

I’m a of fan and student of Eastern traditions and Buddhist teachings.  Part of this includes understanding that personal, individual experience and who we think we are is an illusion, that our minds think as a constant and pointless reaffirmation of our living state, that knowing the true wisdom of life comes from loss of Ego, and that many benefits can be had from identifying and losing this Ego self.  As I continue learning, here is my initial understanding of the Ego.  Read more…

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