When I was out at lunchtime to run an errand, I crossed paths with the neighbor (or visitor) wearing this shirt. I asked if I could photograph him. He seemed a bit taken aback, but posed for me when I… (READ MORE)
Reading today’s article in the Washington Post, “Women Fight for Access to Sacred Places in India,” and appropo of my recent blog post on Ayyappa, reminded me of what led me to the law. I am conscious that relative to… (READ MORE)
I’m thinking that for karma to work well with “no matter what,” there better be some flexibility in “doing it right,” though not necessarily in doing it rightly.
Last week I took a lovely all-levels yoga class where the emphasis was on fully engaging in the practice rather than striving to achieve a particular outward notion of what the poses should look like. Near the beginning of the… (READ MORE)
How do you react when you see signs of neglect, disinterest, disregard for the health and well-being of the earth and other beings? Do you get stuck in a sense of helplessness or rage? Do you think we’re all screwed… (READ MORE)
Last night I had the singular pleasure of hearing Gary Snyder read his poetry at the Folger Shakespeare Library. At the end of the reading, Mr. Snyder answered a few questions. In response to one question about advice he gives… (READ MORE)
What do you dream of creating? Do your dreams include influencing the dreams of others individually? What about influencing our collective dreams? Is it possible to seek change while simultaneously letting go of control? (An aspect of the “actionless action”… (READ MORE)