A Christian once visited a Zen master and said, “Allow me to read you some sentences from the Sermon on the Mount.” “I shall listen to them…… Read more “The Zen Master and the Christian”
Folks, Have you heard about the next experiential workshop I will be leading at Mandala Yoga? Trust me you don’t want to miss this! Impactful on so…… Read more “Life stages, rites of passage, and elders”
I get down on myself every once in a while for all the movies Kat and I watch. Reading Thomas Moore this morning, I am encouraged. Maybe… Read more "A need for story"
A tale from Attar of Nishapur:
The lover knocked at the door of his beloved. “Who knocks?” said the beloved from within. “It is I,” said the lover. “Go away. This house will not hold you and me.”
The rejected lover went away into the desert. There he meditated for months on end, pondering the words of the beloved. Finally he returned and knocked at the door again.
“It is you.”
The door was immediately opened.
“100 percent and 100 percent,” I said. “They cannot be separated.”
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™…… Read more “2010 in review”