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Where Everything is an Opportunity

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” — Rumi The luminosity in this poem is… I am speechless. The expansiveness of it is just so beautiful. Via YogaInternational.

The Practice of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is easily practice. For means to move forward. Give means to allow and enable. Every single action, word, and movement are an opportunity for you to practice forgiveness. That is very, very cool!

Teaching Fun

Whenever you see them, encourage those who are not having fun to take personal responsibility for their predicament. Take it is an opportunity to teach them how you have fun, because they may have never learned how, and your kindness and gentleness can help you to teach them one of the most important lessons of […]

The power of communication

Describe that which you want to achieve, with a slow rhythm, and in detailed language. The ability, or inability to do this, will predict the outcome of your endeavor.

My definition of attitude

Attitude is how you feel despite all of the logical reasons not to feel that way. Attitude is how you feel despite what everyone else is telling you about how you should be feeling right now. Attitude means that you are taking personal responsibility and control of your life and how you feel instead of […]

Every definition is a constraint

Every definition is a constraint. Primarily they define operational limits of this reality. Even defining something to be “limitless and without constraint” is limiting because it requires either the written or the spoken form (albeit both spatial) and doesn’t allow for other possible means of communication. The basis of most forms of science is definition, […]

Why Friends?

Another reason why… In regards to an injury that may prevent the lead-singer of a rock band from ever playing guitar again, that singer relays what his friends (band mates) said: As I write this, it is not clear that I will ever play guitar again. The band have reminded me that neither they nor […]

One Heart Apart

Can we help people out half the world away? If that is too far, then can we help our people on our own continent? If that is too far, then what about our state, our city, or even our next-door neighbors? Humans are only as far away from us as we are from our own […]

Easily check src block correctness in org-mode

Thank you Nicolas Goaziou, for the beginnings of an org-lint. The goal here was to: Report an error if there is a source block without a language specified Report an error if there is a source block with a language specified that is not present in `org-babel-load-languages’ And, it does. (defun gcr/src-block-check () (interactive) (org-element-map […]

Notes on ALEC

Last week I blogged about pushing ALEC out to GitHub. My focus there was 100% philosophical, and I barely said a thing about the details. This post is to share some of the details. ALEC is my 5th attempt and configuring Emacs for myself. After spending nearly a year practicing Org-Mode, this version feels much […]