Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thoughts on how silence inspires the ‘great yearning’

I have found that silence often inspires the ‘great yearning’.  In fact, it is felt most profoundly, and purely, in the silence.  It’s as if, when the mind is quieted, the ‘great yearning’ can fully manifest itself.  There, it seems, it … Continue reading

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A dream about a ‘challenge’, walking in a city, and travelling down a river

I dreamt that I was in a classroom.  I was at the back of the class.  The teacher had a weird custom.  I can’t remember the details that well but I’ll try to write down what I think it was.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying: “when dealing with religion always look before the words” – the problem of words – the importance of inspiration

I have always felt that the basic matter of religion is ‘wordless’.  That is to say, it is unique of all things because it involves things that cannot be spoken about or described that well with words.  The basic ‘kernel’, the … Continue reading

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A dream about reading a biography of Isaac Newton

I dreamt that I found one of my biographies on Isaac Newton.  I’ve been wanting to finish it but haven’t had the chance.  I started to read it and found a statement, near the bottom of the right page, which stated … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying: “I think I know, therefore I know”

The other day I was playing with my niece and I jokingly said this statement: “I think I know, therefore I know.” It was originally a funny variation of:  “I think, therefore I am”.  At first, it was another way of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on appreciation – how the feminists taught me to respect the male, the female, and myself

Like many of us, I take many things for granted.  There are so many things to appreciate that we surely cannot sit and appreciate everything.  One of those I took for granted are the mothers and females.  We, as guys, tend … Continue reading

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A dream about being in a basement

I dreamt that I was in a basement with some people.  A friend of my niece was down there with us.  There was one wall that was full of my books.  She reached up and grabbed one.  I said something … Continue reading

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