I've been quiet because the first week of kiddo's school and my first week of school were intense, but I'm back, hey all!!!

It's September and I feel oddly, woefully underprepared for no discernible reason?? 🀨

death as a concept mention 

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Petrichor, that fresh aroma you can smell after the rain, is caused by a little molecule called geosmin. The name literally means "earth smell." It's produced by soil bacteria and gives an earthy flavour to beets.

Humans are extremely sensitive to this scent – much, much more sensitive than sharks are to blood. Some think we evolved that way to find fresh drinking water after droughts.

My birthday was pretty wonderful. I got to spend time with my kiddo, go out to dinner with my mother and kiddo, and I bought a few gifts for my partner (which I know isn't how birthdays are supposed to work, but I wanted to)
And I was able to meditate on death, which made it even better for the appreciation that brought.

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If you meet the Buddha on the road, you are not supposed to kill him for his treasure and XP.

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death as a concept 

death as a concept 

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blocking πŸ‘ is πŸ‘ an πŸ‘ act πŸ‘ of πŸ‘ curation πŸ‘ not πŸ‘ aggression πŸ‘

As a cowherd with a rod drives the cows to the field, so aging & death drive the life of living beings.

- The Buddha, Dhammapada verse 135

I apologize for being quiet today, it was a day of hard work and I feel incredibly relieved to have done it! 😊

Even the evil meet with good fortune as long as their evil has yet to mature. But when it's matured, that's when they meet with evil.

Even the good meet with bad fortune as long as their good has yet to mature. But when it's matured, that's when they meet with good fortune.

- The Buddha, Dhammapada, verses 119-120

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Pine Martin found in Scotland 

Better than a thousand useless words is one useful word, hearing which one attains peace.

- The Buddha, Dhammapada, verse 100

"The non-doing of any evil, the performance of what is skillful, the cleansing of one's own mind: this is the teaching of the Awakened."

- The Buddha

abuse 

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Here's my speculative dharma: if as brain science shows, human brains sync when interacting in a group, they would also sync when they are meditating together. Wouldn't they also sync if they were meditating at the same time all over the globe, connected through the internet on a meditation site like Insight Timer? And what kind of electric wave-length synchronization would be generated if millions of people meditated together at the same time all over the globe connected through the internet?

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