Voice of Millennia
That white noise in the ears….
Empty-handed I entered the world
Barefoot I leave it.
My coming, my going-
Two simple happenings
That got entangled.
one stepping stone after another
water flowing in between….
both still, both moving
Story 5: Grandfather’s Learning Dream Grandfather was born around the end of the last century. One of seven boys, their family was the first in the area to have a car. By the time he died, cars with their roads were everywhere. On our last day together he drove us out of the front gateContinue reading “Grandfather’s Perpetual Learning Dream”
https://bookshop.org/books/1-000-books-to-read-before-you-die-a-life-changing-list/9781523504459 Preface: Someone told me this story about an old friend who made a Youtube recently about his experience with a near death experience (NDE) and its after-effects. We were driving at the time and then had a sudden flat tire adventure so my memory of the story is a little hazy. It seemed toContinue reading “From the Land of the Dead to the Land of the Living”
Article 21 Band of Brothers When two or more face hardship together, they bond in fellow kinship. When a couple share passionate intensity, their intercourse produces new life, new kin. Life is born out of struggle. As an inner voice proclaimed to the actor Jon Voight in a moment of intense personal hardship when heContinue reading “Band of Brothers”
“The greater the emotions, the greater the wisdom.” Old Buddhist tantric saying. There are quite a few core tenets, or attributes, we all need to develop in our journey through life. One of them is discipline. Nearly all obstacles and chronic difficulties can be traced back to a lack of discipline, which has something toContinue reading “On Wisdom and Emotions”