SAUDADE: Existential sadness
A pastime that gives me great pleasure, and whiles away many hours, is researching and learning foreign words and phrases for which there is no direct English translation.
As I was walking through the Shechen Ogyen Chodzong nunnery in Bhutan with my guides Tsering and Lobsang, a lone mandarin tree dropped one of […]
Saturday Today I took inventory of the clouds. Unicorns, angels, grand ships filled with dreams and woes. At my feet an ant struggled home, an […]
BODY TALK: Your food is killing you
I am not a foodie—not by a long shot. I eat to live, only that, which means I can—and often do—eat the same thing morning, noon and night, for days, sometimes years. I do not travel to other countries to taste their food.
Digging in the dirt has the ability to be a gateway to your soul. It can open you up to possibilities, unleash your imagination and […]
Two recent news stories have cropped up that demonstrate the precariousness of our ability to engage in environmental concerns in a meaningful way. While one […]
Excerpted from Light Atonement by Ariyana ~a star child~, the story of an ordinary woman’s transition to life as an awakened spiritual healer, and the […]