Many of you know I am back in university, this time pursuing a degree in Spanish. I'm sure I have a "corazon latino," because I'm so deeply drawn to Hispanic culture and people.
Octavio Paz was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and t... Read more
I classify Rob Brezsny as a "crazy wisdom teacher," a Tibetan Buddhist term. Perhaps you'll have a better understanding of why I call him that if you listen to his "Prayer for Us."
Though I'm enmeshed in study for the next few days, certain concerns have gripped me....which has resulted in having difficulty finding the "juice" I need to stay focused (not only with study, but with self-care issues in general). I often find... Read more
Perhaps a more *productive* use of this space would be to share the thoughts of my journey to body-mind-spirit wellness, with ideas about the various skills I can develop and make use of to facilitate that.
But I often need to step back f... Read more
The linguistics class is haunting me: I'm seemingly locked into this conceptual linguistics loop of before-before...or, in this case the night-before-my-birthday-eve --
It was such a beautiful gathering of Anam Cara, soul friends, that hea... Read more
This morning, as I move into this day, I'm right on the edge of being seriously discouraged by my recent lack of care of this body for which I'm the steward. It's so easy for me to just go into "I give up!" "I'm not worthy!" "I'm such a slug!... Read more
For me, it's all about being the "CEO" of my CRAZY MIND (rather than its "pawn") for, as Eknath Easwaran said:
All spiritual disciplines are done with a view to still the mind. The perfectly still mind is universal spirit.
-- Swami Ramda... Read more