Category Archives: Reflections and Poems

What If

What if at the center of the labyrinth you found only a little boy, frightened, frail as a moth’s wing? How could such a creature survive the world’s crude play, the knife in the eye of the stranger? No one knows how hard the casing of a seed or the true meaning of of a […]

On “The End of Suffering” by Thích Nhất Hạnh

An arresting meditation by Thích Nhất Hạnh came back to me the other day. I first posted it seven years ago. I encourage you to listen to it again or for the first time. The End of Suffering May the sound of this bell penetrate deep into the cosmos Even in the darkest spots living […]

A Little Piece on Mind Control

What do you allow yourself to think about? What do you keep from awareness? As your consciousness moves over an array of possible subjects and options, accepting some and denying others, are you noticing its familiar habits? This is an experience of your own mind as both controller and controlled, an experience of how you […]

Blue Hill

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