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Mother’s Day Contemplation: Attachment …and Then Detaching

This Sunday, we celebrated our first attachment figure:  Mom.  Like it or not, we internalized her since we were conceived.  I remember a New Yorker cartoon depicting a new mother holding her baby while talking with a friend.  The caption read, “I know the voice she hears in her head at my age will be [...]

By | 2011-05-08T18:48:44+00:00 May 8th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Inner Child, Therapy|1 Comment

Circum-Respiration Meditation: Breathing in a Circle

In this meditation, you will learn to practice circum-respiration, breathing in a circle. While this may be just a breathing practice, it is enhanced immeasurably if you focus your heart on Jizo Bodhisattva, the Buddhist protector, holding a safe place within you for Chibi, the little one; your inner child. […]

By | 2011-04-09T14:03:51+00:00 April 9th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Marisol Nichols & Jizo at the Emmys Gift Suite

Last summer, I gave Marisol Nichols a large gold Jizo with a precious stone to light her way. It is always an honor to give one of my Jizos, designed to help one practice meditation, to someone who I know will cherish it.  […]

By | 2011-04-07T11:09:22+00:00 April 7th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Fans, Shopping|1 Comment

Terrence Howard & Jizo at the Golden Globes Gift Suite

As I molded the clay into an image of Jizo, his head fit snugly between my thumb and forefinger; his body in my loosely held fist. At the end of meditation, I took one of my tiny Chibi pendants and used it as a stencil to create the little one on Jizo’s chest.  I sensed [...]

By | 2011-03-23T09:00:32+00:00 March 23rd, 2011|All, Buddhism, Fans, Inner Child|0 Comments