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weekly mix - episode 007: bee...honey bee and living in the moment

Welcome to The Weekly Mix – Episode 007. Your weekly catalyst to stir your thoughts. At some point in the near future, I’ll change the name. 1,157 more words

Zen Doughboy Presents


“We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the others’ opposite and complement.” ― … 8 more words



The fifth in a series of 13 book reviews from my pre-blogging years.

STEPPENWOLF by Hermann Hesse (1927)

The Steppenwolf of the title is Henry Holler, a tired intellectual living a solitary life in an attic flat in a cosy bourgeois home. 263 more words


Delhi Diaries

10th Sept, 2014

The world is within the smallness of who you know and who your friends know. Your neighbours have tinted blue windows; cheap, just like you did in your last rented apartment. 153 more words


The Mythic Teacher and the Catalyst for Writing

I was fifteen when I fell in love with writing. Yes, that photo is of me, on the very left, when I was fifteen. I had a long way to go until I got here.   593 more words

The 10 favorite books game...

1. “I Ching” (Wilhelm/Baynes trans.) Consulting this oracle in 1972 on the subject of going to a school called Sherborne (J.G. Bennett, Principal), I twice got this hexagram, months apart: “In relation to the human world, it denotes the creative action of the holy man or sage, of the ruler or leader of men, who through his power awakens and develops their higher nature.” 478 more words

The girl with the brown eyes

One of my friends recently advised me that it’s time to get over C and move on with my life. I don’t agree, but I appreciate where she’s coming from. 74 more words

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