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LISTEN LEARN SHARE by James R Martin

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Contemplation, Life, News, Reading | 0 comments

Listening mindfully is a different type of listening than what we may hear with our ears. In fact our human sense of hearing is subjective and filters out much of what might be heard if we pay attention to the sounds around us.

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Article on Vipassana Meditation

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Contemplation, Life, Meditation, Observations, Reading | 0 comments

Vipassana or insight meditation is a clear awareness of exactly what is happening as it happens.

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LISTEN LEARN SHARE

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Contemplation, News, Reading | 0 comments

Listen Learn Share is a story inspired by a question. “If you had to choose just one of the things you do, would you choose teaching, making films and documentaries, or writing?” My answer to the question surprised me. I realized they were all the same experience so there was no need to choose. My life was listening, learning and sharing.

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Barack Obama in Orlando Florida May 2008 Campaign Stop

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in News, Orlando, People, Politics | 0 comments

In 2008, early in his campaign for President, Barack Obama made a campaign stop in the Greater Orlando Florida area suburb of Maitland.

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Mattamy Homes Poor Quality Home Building in Orlando

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Baldwin Park, News, Orlando | 5 comments

Mattamy Homes Orlando. There have been numerous documented cases of defective building and refusal on the part of Mattamy Homes in Orlando to fix problems quickly or not at all.

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Three Paths

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Contemplation, Life, News | 0 comments

A traditional story from 19th-century Tibet emphasizes the importance in discovering one’s own spiritual path while maintaining respect for others’.

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Hurricane Coverage — “Just The Facts Mam, Just The Facts…”

Posted by on Sep 9, 2017 in News, Observations, People, Politics | 0 comments

Except for periodic checks I am keeping the TV news and the Weather Channel off. I appreciate the severity of this hurricane and believe everyone should take it seriously. But there seems to be some hysterical reporting of events and tracking data on television.

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