“Don’t just sit there, do something.” “Don’t just do something, sit there.” These two ostensibly opposing mantras have become firmly rooted in… Read more “Don’t just do something, sit there.”
They say silence is golden, but I can’t say I ever really understood why. Silence, while holding the potential to… Read more Enjoy the Silence: Revelations from a 10-day vipassana meditation retreat
I have been playing with a very simple mantra that has proven to be more useful than I expected: “that’s… Read more “That’s interesting!” A mantra for an obsessive mind
I have an intelligent and creative mind, capable of extraordinary feats of intellect, insight and wisdom…but I am not my… Read more You are not your mind.
I have been mostly silent these past few months about my ongoing journey into my meditation practice, largely to allow… Read more What does the journey look like right now?
The plains and temples of Bagan have provided the subject for some of the most breathtaking photos to be found… Read more See it, or it didn’t happen.
Today the world lost a pioneer of the human experience whose evolving vision has transformed the lives of millions of… Read more Burning Man & the Buddha
When I woke this morning, March 8th, 2018, I found myself in a somewhat cynical mood. It was International Women’s… Read more IWD2018: The Revolution is Here
I wanted to start today with a post about acceptance (having just begun the Acceptance pack on Headspace, seems appropriate!).… Read more Acceptance, Fasting, Culture Porn
“Transience is the key to stability.” I made that quote up. But the fabricated wisdom therein is becoming more and… Read more Make a house a home
I feel I reached a milestone in my journey today worth sharing, for those who continue to follow these scattered… Read more The (not so) little things…
Today as we were cycling through the jungles of Si Phon Don in the southernmost reaches of Laos, trying to… Read more What’s your sign?
In the spirit of commitment to personal growth, I have been chronicling my journey deeper into the daily practice of… Read more The Year of the Dog(s)
I never put much thought into the philosophy of Bruce Lee (or Bruce Lee in general, I’m ashamed to say… Read more Be like water…