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compar’d wi’ me – living in the eternal now

Still thou art blest, compar’d wi’ me
The present only toucheth thee:
But, Och! I backward cast my e’e.
On prospects drear!
An’ forward, tho’ I canna see, 300 more words


Love Revolution

I haven’t written in here in a while, but I’ve been encouraged to get back into journaling/blogging which is something that I loved to do before; more importantly, writing my thoughts gave me something that I could read to look back and see how much growth I have had. 544 more words


Leshan Giant Buddha in Photos. I Forgot to Bring a Banana for Scale...

While in Chengdu early this year we took a day trip south to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha.  It’s one of the largest in the world and I believe the largest sitting Buddha statue at just over 70 meters tall.  315 more words


Reflecting On “The Dharma & the Dime” From Washington DC

For those who were unable to make it to the 116th Annual American Anthropological Association (AAA) in Washington DC this year. I recently co-wrote a piece with Elizabeth Williams Oerberga summarizing and reflecting on our panel,  108 more words


Come to me in love

Come to me in radiance

Come to me in dark

Let us share a moment

That creates a spark

Let’s us manifest in dreams

A visage of true love… 55 more words


The Book of Mormon as Terma, and Joseph Smith as Tertön

I suggest that the translation of the Book of Mormon was Joseph Smith’s alchemical Magnum Opus, or “Great Work,” a transmutation of his own base desires for materialistic gold and treasure into the highest spiritual realizations of human atonement in God consciousness, and a realization or awakening of eternal life in his Self, even… 1,780 more words


Plans!!!...or trying to make them!

So something about friends…(nothing against them). Just my personal experience, AFTER not being very social with the few people that I have in my life. I would lie and say that I don’t care, but sadly now that I have opened my mind to more people (the friends. 251 more words