Tame Bear on January 3rd, 2015

I see a little Macallan in you. A certain playfulness and charm, a bemused puzzlement, a need to stretch and shy away, a mix of sugar and salt. This is Macallan I see in you. Where you are orange, I am white. Where you are looking down, I am looking up. When the back door […]

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Tame Bear on May 7th, 2012

It may help you to begin a practice of meditation by narrowing your focus. Recall that the purpose of meditation is to transcend the apparent duality of the world by recognizing the illusion that’s placed upon our filtered perception of the world by the language and symbolic representation of the contrasting dual opposites. The mind […]

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Tame Bear on December 6th, 2010

Just believing in nonduality is similar to believing in other religions. Actually experiencing nonduality moment by moment is where it’s at. Hearing, seeing, touching, and other perceptions are happening. Experiencing these things demands a “me” to do the experiencing. Duality. To experience the sensuous being of all-that-is requires thought, applying meaning, using words. Thought, meaning, […]

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Tame Bear on March 3rd, 2010

Though it’s been on my reading list for a couple years, I am just now getting around to reading My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor. Really a fascinating story! The brain aneurism she experienced in her mid-thirties disabled the language and analytical functions of her brain, providing […]

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