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Rebalancing Freedom vs. Attachment

When the child was a child,
It played with enthusiasm,
and, now, has just as much excitement as then,
but only when it concerns its work.from Song of Childhood, by Peter Handke

When Jesus saw the crowd around him, he gave orders to cross to the other side of the lake. Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Another disciple said to him, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” But Jesus told him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.” – Matthew 8:18-22

The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit. John 3:8

 

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A Truth That is Hard to Swallow

If I had…

#money

#love

#agoodjob

#moretime

#confidence

#children

#beauty

#longerlife

#betterhealth

#avacation

#adivorce

#afling

#timetomyself

#mypartyinpower

#thatnewthing

#thatoldthing

#todoitalloveragain

…I would be happy.

 

But things don’t make us happy;

Being happy makes us happy.

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Zen & The Art of Modern Marketing

How do you keep from interrupting others?

Stay in the moment.

How do you stay in the moment?

Stop asking such questions!

If you’d like to consider a new perspective on marketing and aren’t familiar with it yet, check out Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers by business and marketing expert Seth Godin.