the early years

born Beth Israel Hospital, play time, almost lose my eye, eat sand, father away on a ship, man shot in front of me bleeding stripped to his underwear, orgies, broken plates, dead bird caused by my hand, big park, Pablo, monkey man,  lemon cream cookie thief, books = friends, army men, gigi, dog down incinerator, […]

Think and Grow

Lao Tzu wrote a wonderful book called the Tao Te Ching, the Book of the Way.  In the Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu expounds upon the teachings of the Tao, the universal force that governs all things.  Technically speaking, one cannot be taught the Tao directly because as Lao Tzu writes: The Tao that can […]

to-ing and fro-ing

I can see how easy it is to be surrounded by hundreds of people and yet still feel lonely.  I am sitting outside a coffee house on Oxford Street watching all these people walk past.  The odds are I will never cross paths with any of these people again.  We have been bouncing through the […]

tear down the walls

Tear down the walls that hold you fixed in place. Shatter the illusions you have carefully constructed to protect yourself. Learn to see through eyes that know no fear and embrace that which can’t be known. A court is in session, a verdict is in No appeal on the docket today Just my own sin […]

back on the path

I’ve been up in Scotland this week, working in the lovely city of Stirling. This is the first time I’ve been here during summer-ish season, so it was good to be able to wandering around the city in the evening and sit outside sipping coffee and people watching. I finished reading No Destination and as […]

enlightenment and burgers

I had lunch with my friend Beth of Mosaic fame. I haven’t seen her for months. Yesterday I texted her and when ended up getting into a lively discussion about the merits or demerits of living a green, healthy, spiritually rich life and what is the nature of good energy and bad energy, and past […]