Emptiness practice – spending time with family during holidays

Remember this post? This year I am blessed with family staying over the holidays – paraphrasing Ram Dass, I will uncover my “secret stash” and “burn in the fire, cooking my seeds” 🙂 Normally I would lose my shit at some point. This time the plan is to stay empty and use the following 5 guiding principles (based on Ram Dass’s teachings). What is your plan, if you need one? Have a good one!

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Nomad of the Universe, nobody special, Buddhist, student of Ram Dass. I write about happiness, meaning and spirituality. My book on Love Addiction is out on Amazon now.
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5 Responses to Emptiness practice – spending time with family during holidays

  1. Excellent. Very witty. TBH I always find Christmas a bit of a struggle. Bit tricky to practice silence and emptiness in a house full of my wife’s relatives!

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    • lolkin says:

      It’s the inner emptiness, Anthony 😉 You can be surrounded by people and their melodrama and be empty to all of it, yet full of “the right stuff”. It is hard to explain and even harder to do!


  2. Leslie says:

    I appreciate this post. One thing I recently learned that may be part of the emptiness practice is a sentence/mantra I keep in my head:
    “All connections generated between us is now complete forever more.”

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