Andrew Furst

Eagle Lake Glistening – One Minute Meditation

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At the cusp of November Eagle Lake wears a mask of glistening diamonds What costume did you shed this year? If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Minute Meditations is an ongoing series of short videos, poems, and commentary intended as a meditation.  Offered as an opportunity to step back from your cyber routine and settle into a more natural rhythm, if only for a minute. Get Each Month’s Minute Meditations In Your Email Box Dialectic Two Step, Modern Koans, Verse Us, Say What?, and Minute Meditations all copyright Andrew Furst…read more

David Bowie – Blackstar – Sunday Morning Coming Down

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Continuing in tribute to David Bowie, this is the title track of his final album Blackstar. It’s a work of art. Sunday Morning Coming Down is an ongoing music  video series.  The songs fit my definition of music for a lazy couch bound Sunday morning. Get Each Week’s Sunday Morning Coming Down In Your Email Box If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share.

Reincarnation Destination? – Say What?

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If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Say What?  is an ongoing series of laconic exchanges on Buddhism in the format of a comic strip.  Get Each Month’s “Say What?” Comic In Your Email Box Dialectic Two Step, Modern Koans, Verse Us, Say What?, and Minute Meditations all copyright Andrew Furst

Meditations on Gratitude – The Three Questions

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When is the right time? Who are the right people? What is the most important thing to do? In 1885 Leo Tolstoy told a story of the three questions.  The answers were, the most important time is right now, the right people are the people you are with, and the most important thing to do is to do good for those people. We could adapt the three questions to gratitude. When is the right time to be grateful? Who should I be grateful for? What is the most important way…read more

Would Life Be Better Without Technology? – Modern Koans

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Question: What is it like to live without technology? Response:  Technology has been integrated into human evolution for hundreds of thousands of years.   Probably starting with tool making or language.   It’s part of who we are and how we thrive as a species. My thought is that the closest thing to a human without technology is an australopithecine. But there are none alive to ask. Technology helped us get to where we are today. Doing without it seems impossible.  Indulging too heavily creates problems as well. How do you…read more

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