Category Archives: Musings

Four Noble Truths?

What are the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism and how does A Course in Miracles release us from the idea of suffering? As a practicing Buddhist for over 30 years, I am quite familiar with these “truths” and the practice of … Continue reading

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The Acid Queen (Part One)

“No one can escape from illusions unless he looks at them, for not looking is the way they are protected.  There is no need to shrink from illusions, for they cannot be dangerous.  We are ready to look more closely … Continue reading

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Falling Down (Part 2)

The day before my fortieth birthday my mom and I talked with my sister Gayle on the phone. It was not an eventful conversation, we talked about kids and family and she wished me a happy birthday. The next day … Continue reading

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Falling Down ( Part One)

It was a glorious, sunny afternoon, and I had walked to the library to look for something to read while I was on medical leave. I just had surgery, and I was feeling great, but I still had a few … Continue reading

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My Extraordinary Birth (how I learned about death and life)

My mother died on the day I was born.  In 1953, as a divorced woman with children, she had to do many things to keep food on the table and a roof over our heads.  She was, by many accounts, … Continue reading

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What Could You Not Accept? (Part 2)

This was a crazy experiment in life.  Did I do the right thing?  Would I ever be happy when my heart was breaking every day? Could I overcome my fears and insecurities? Could I live with the jealousy that was … Continue reading

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What Could You Not Accept? Part 1

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” Richard Bach This is a true tale. It is not heartwarming, earth shattering, exciting or inspiring. In fact, many people find … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap – for the Good of the One

It only takes One That One is you/me. The wonderful thing about the teachings of Jesus in A Course in Miracles is that he reminds me that my brother and I are One Being, One Son of God, who is healed … Continue reading

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I Have Never Refused God Anything – Musings on Purpose

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” ― Siddhārtha Gautama Do I Have a Purpose? Do you ever feel a sense that there is something more to your life? You … Continue reading

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Calling All Angels

God, I am confused and angry. I am shaking my fist at you. I feel abandoned and afraid. Oh my gosh, Lyn ….. What has happened that has made you so afraid? Oh, nothing special or different than anything that happens every … Continue reading

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