Welcome to Small Things

Small things that you can do to catalyze big shifts in your life and the world.

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”
-Vincent Van Gogh

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
-Mother Teresa

Small Things is a constantly expanding collection of exercises, wisdom, and inspiration that you can contribute to about transforming our individual and collective experience of the world.

Share your wisdom!

Everyone has something positive to share with the world and we’ve made it easy for you to share your wisdom and to learn from the wisdom of others. So… come on in and check out the beta release of the site… which will continue to grow and evolve through the collective knowledge and wisdom that we create together.

Unparalleled Freedom

The traditional notion of enlightenment was all about winning release—profound existential release from the world and the time process. And that release occurs when you begin focus on the Ground of your own Being, on the nature of consciousness itself, free from any identification with time or any objects. As that happens, you sink deeper and deeper, until you find yourself in an ocean of timelessness. And when you find yourself in this ocean of timelessness, if you have the courage to stay very awake, what happens is that the sense of time ultimately disappears altogether. And that’s the only…

- Andrew Cohen

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This is a blog post I wrote years ago. It’s interesting for me to go back and see where I was at different points in life.

I used to think that I was David experiencing life. Now I feel that I am Life experiencing David.

The more and more I sit back and witness the unfolding experience of this character named David, the less and less I am identified with his mind. For so long, my experience was the view that David’s mind projected on the day to day. I am starting to realize that this is a very…

- David

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