Category Archives: Equanimity

Permission to Be

I can just sit here, and eat my breakfast. The world won’t fall apart if I’m not planning my future or thinking about my past. Aaah. I just tasted a sweet morsel of peace. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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Sometimes it’s hard to accept when there is no wanting. The mind tries to create something, not knowing how to exist in this unfamiliar state. Not understanding that it will be okay. That this is actually the ideal place to … Continue reading

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One and the Same

Do I need a reason to smile? Do I need a reason to cry? Both are seen as equal, in my eyes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj6ymkdjVqI Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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Peace

No wanting No striving No planning Just living. No wanting No striving No planning Just living. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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What’s It All About?

I notice my preference for feeling happy over sad, as once again I wipe away the tears.  The tears that seem to fall too frequently, as of late. Don’t we all just want to be happy, To be loved, To … Continue reading

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Turbulence

Turbulence is instability, unsteadiness or disorder. yourdictionary.com Turbulence -state or condition of confusion, movement, or agitation; disorder thefreedictionary.com Today I turned in the final rough draft paperwork.  My lawyer is a very cool lady.  We talked, we laughed.  She told … Continue reading

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Equanimity

Today I notice. There is no longing. There is no grasping. There is no clinging. There is no anger. There is no blame. “What is left?”, you may ask. What is left, is neutrality. What is left is relief. Copyright 2015 … Continue reading

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