It’s hard to be what you need through a static screen, Been trying to speak for weeks and weeks, Open my mouth, All that comes out is white noise and incomprehensible sounds, And all you ever do is turn me down. 92 more words
Tags » Metanoia
What a world of difference there is between categorically dismissing the ego as a pernicious barrier to one’s ‘enlightenment’ and the mature, disciplined effort to monitor and to moderate one’s accustomed identification with the ego! 1,173 more words
On the mundane, practical level, the ‘values’ of ease and convenience have perhaps been exalted to historically unprecedented heights in contemporary life. It is the implicit aim of the service provider, teacher, writer, artist, dietician, and product manufacturer to make things as easy and effortless for us—the ‘consumers’—as imaginably possible. 956 more words
This month, April, has been about dreaming well.
Easter weekend was a whirlwind of berry hibiscus tea, cinnamon-and-raisin brioche with caramel apple butter, blood orange waffles, Asparagus Tartine on toasted baguette with black pepper goat cheese, sprouts, chamomile flowers, and sun-ripened tomatoes, and tropical ginger blends, to be sure. 760 more words