'Center' Chapter


To the left, and to the right, to the left again, and to the right, forever we march never realizing that we march in circles. The center is a vital root. If you would know strength in your path as you chose it, the center is still necessary.

A sense, or focus of being rather then thought, is center.

“I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.” Dwight David Eisenhower (American 34th President (1953-61). 1890-1969)

“You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go… Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (American Basketball Player NBA center (Mil Bucks, LA Lakers), b.1947)

Centered State

Centering is one of those practices that’s so simple it’s complicated. Even when we are physically relaxed we are often not at all centered. If we’re relaxing watching TV say, it’s so kinetic that we just stay off center. We… Seek More

Cease Clinging

The truth put forth by any of the reputable sources have the power they do because they can be applied to experience. I have always said that religion should stop complaining about science and instead hold itself to the same… Seek More

Smile and Laugh

Self declared enlightened people seem to think it’s suppose to come with a good dose of ‘serious’, and seriousness is defined by a kinetic zeal. They are serious about what they do. If they stop doing, then where does the… Seek More

Have a Cookie

A hedgehog is very centered. So is an armadillos, they do what they do. Maybe muttering to themselves, but not really committed to the muttering. If something comes up they go inside. They don’t run and hide. They don’t get… Seek More

Keep Looking

When you loose your intention, just act and be? Yes, yet true intention is poorly understood. In fact, you can’t loose true intention. What are you paying attention to? That’s your intention. You probably worry about what you should be… Seek More

Give what you Value

My own “mentality” is considered defective, but other people give what they don’t care about more often than what they do. For example, those who give money because they can, and it doesn’t really matter to them, are often pulled… Seek More

Don’t Know

Whenever a statement of fact of any kind comes into your head, repeat the mantra, “Don’t know.” Indeed you may know, but when you know and say “Don’t know” you aren’t lying. There is always more.  Like watching paint dry,… Seek More

Learn from Feeling

Centering is one of those so simple it seems impossible sort of things, but in fact centering is as simple as forgetting to breath. People tend to have breathing trouble not because they forget to breath, but because they are… Seek More

Badge of Emotion

I’m not sure you can find that which cannot be lost? Indeed you can’t, but you can remember what you forgot because your attention was elsewhere. The keys in my pocket are lost to me if I don’t know they’re… Seek More

Being Aware is Center

You can’t solve a problem in the same state of mind that made you aware of it.  People don’t have a clue, and they look for help from people in the exact same boat. Boats always have two sides, and… Seek More