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Moving into Silence - Making Space for the Mind

I am leaving this morning to attend a my first silent retreat, Moving Into Silence. Vimala Bhikkhuni, the Buddhist nun who practices at the Blue Lotus Temple I attend in Woodstock, Illinois, is leading the retreat along with a yoga instructor. 259 more words

Tricia Lee Announces Her Next Film, One Drop

We’re in full swing in Woman in Horror month and what better than to talk about Tricia Lee!! Lee is one of the hardest working women in filmmaking, having ten directorial projects under her belt including 2013’s SILENT RETREAT, which she also wrote, and 2014’s CLEAN BREAK. 593 more words

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Road Trip

Not my best but it was fun!

Thanks for watching!

Ian

Randoms

Out of my own way - #haiku #buddhism

Having said nothing,
I got out of my own way –
green fields before me

Haiku and photo by Stephanie Mohan- February 2015

Poetry

Tricia Lee Announces "One Drop" As Her Next Film

As her way of celebrating Women In Horror Month, Tricia Lee (Silent Retreat) has announced her next film.

Titled One Drop, the film sounds like an odd twist on pregnancy horror, and is sure to be every bit as atmospheric as Lee’s previous foray into horror filmmaking. 69 more words

Horror

Pick your pressure release

A friend shared a comment inspired by my recent post “The Ox has eaten enough,” and I was instantly inspired and in love with his words, brilliant in their simplicity but surely far more complex than the short phrase might appear. 984 more words

Self-work

4 x 6 collage - January

I created my first 4×6 collage at a retreat a few weeks back. When I was given the assignment, I balked at the size. Too small, I thought. 110 more words

Art As A Metaphor For Life