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In Tibetan Buddhism, there are two main principles of meditation practice which are like the two wheels on a bicycle. Although the translation of the terms is difficult, they are described as wisdom and compassion. 467 more words


Mani Stone

In the studio/workshop- a new Mani stone begins to emerge. Relief carved into a natural piece of Cornish slate.

This will be £45 plus postage once finished. 27 more words

In need of compassion

My seven year old and I remodeled her bedroom this week. She has her own personal sense of style and did a great job of selecting all the colors and accessories for her room. 452 more words

Working Mom

Walking the Oregon Coast Trail, Day 15

Beverly Beach State Park to Neskowin Beach (actual date Saturday 6/7/14)

I kept waking up to the sound of animals.  High-pitched growls and screams exploded sporadically in the early morning hours but never could I identify what I was hearing, let alone what was going on.   752 more words


This Memorial Day: The Milk of Impermanence and a Soldier’s Tattoo

I spent this Memorial Day the best way I ever have: with a motley crew of people, walking from one branch of the Housatonic River to another, blessing it and ending with a blessing of the dead at the local war memorial. 674 more words

Unitarian Universalism