“When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.” -Shunryu Suzuki “Act without expectation.” -Lao Tzu In the fall of ’83, Rob Leatham and I drove from Tempe to Los Angeles to …

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“What is important is to understand the operation of your own mind.” -Krishnamurti Before you arise each morning, lay still for a few minutes, and do this: When you breath in, know that you are breathing in; when you breath out, …

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“Do not fragment your attention but see what each moment calls for.”-Dogen Especially as a beginner, the fundamentals of marksmanship are best mastered on a bench rest. Shooting from a bench will also teach you the importance of what it …

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“All happiness comes from awareness. The more we are conscious, the deeper the joy.”-Nisargadatta Maharaj Since ancient times, masters from all eras and continents have dedicated their life to pointing out the direct path to self-realization. It is self-inquiry. Begin …

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“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen…”-Ray Bradbury There may not be a more fun way to end a practice session. Me and …

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“We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.”-Thich Nhat Hanh Question: Why are we here? Short answer: To find happiness and enjoy living. Freedom is inherent in doing things deliberately. It’s mind-boggling how well everything works out …

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“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” -Eckhart Tolle When the shot fires, whether you should be focused on the front sight or the target, has been endlessly debated. …

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“Awareness, or the experience of simply being aware, has no observable qualities and is, therefore, usually overlooked or ignored. The returning of awareness to itself—being aware of being aware—is … the direct path to lasting peace and happiness.”  -Rupert Spira …

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“If you lose yourself in any action, that action will be the most successful.”-Sri Atmananda 1. How long have you been shooting competitively? I shot competitively for about 20 years. 2. What’s your favorite gun? I don’t have a favorite. …

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“The eternal life is given to those who live in the present.”-Wittgenstein “Everything good has awareness for its root.” -Bodhidharma Be present. Be attentive. Live like it’s always now. Although maybe not obvious, being alive to the present moment is the …

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