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The Futility of Force

I spent much of today working on a blog post that I did not complete (though it’s mostly done) that I’d originally hoped to publish this afternoon. 450 more words


Spiders & Meadows

While out on dog poo patrol in the early morning, I came across this spider web in my beautiful meadow.

The meadow is coming on very nicely since my gardener Tobias Gumede went on leave. 80 more words


ON RITUAL: A Sip of Tea

The Japanese Tea Ceremony

In an earlier post I wrote about how rituals could easily lose their juice on the one hand, or be gateways to an incarnate beauty on the other. 1,546 more words


How We Came to Abu Dhabi, Good to Know if You are in the UAE, and Updates on Us

The following is a paraphrased section from one of my favorite books, “The Tao of Pooh,” by Benjamin Hoff:

The Wu Wei means “without doing, causing, or making.”  But practically speaking it means without meddlesome, combative, or egotistical effort. 1,645 more words

Abu Dhabi

Wu wei, the Pooh way, and New Year's Resolutions

It seems like every article, blog post, and Pinterest “pin” I see right now are about which resolutions to make, or not to make, this year. 755 more words


Cycles Of Nature

The cycles of nature are expressed through a living mandala, spiraling out from the center of creation in a rhythmic dance, spinning round and round, fueling the eternal transitions of life. 474 more words


Ταο Τε Τσινγκ - Λαο Τσε

Το Τάο Τε Τσινγκ αποτελεί ένα σύνολο στιχομυθιών με θέμα τη φιλοσοφία και την ερμηνεία του κόσμου, και η μετάφρασή του είναι “Το κλασικό βιβλίο του Λόγου και της Αρετής