a buddhist carnival

let’s start a buddhist carnival! blog carnivals, as many of you know, are readers’ digests of blog posts on specific topics. if you’ve been to this blog before, you probably know that this blog here hosts the carnival of eating disorders, and occasionally guest hosts the carnival of healing. apparently i can’t get enough of… Continue reading a buddhist carnival

time to eat or time to feel?

bad buddhist vs. the sixth precept is the title of a blog post by marie that was submitted to the last carnival of eating disorders. i was quite intrigued by it and would like to talk a bit more about it. buddhist precepts, says diane esshin rizzetto in waking up to what you do can… Continue reading time to eat or time to feel?

thanksgiving all over the place

in my post yesterday i referred to the thanksgiving weekend. some of you readers in the US might have thought that i ought to take the confucius on confusion course i talked about the day before.  thanksgiving isn’t until late in november! but, actually, this time i’m not confused. i could have pointed out, of… Continue reading thanksgiving all over the place

grateful in seattle

yesterday my daughter, my grandson and i went on a trip to seattle, to meet with some of my daughter’s online friends. they took us to the aquarium – what a fabulous place! fish, art, education, photography, fun, otters, starfish and so much more, all in one place. can’t wait to go there again. what… Continue reading grateful in seattle

learning. seriously.

okay, it’s fall, everyone back to school! dave has tagged me for a meme to develop some classes. here is the first one: (and an apology to my readers for the temporary appearance of this blog. this will change!) confucius on confusion 121 you’ve taken a philosophy course back in … when was it again… Continue reading learning. seriously.

bloggers for burma

today is a day when worldwide, bloggers blog about burma. it’s also a day that is so busy that normally, i’d forgo a post. but this is important. i’ll just leave you with one impression. this event in burma appears to me a manifestation of the old, tragic fight between good and evil, on a… Continue reading bloggers for burma

another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions

driving home from my workout this morning, i turned on the radio. oh yeah, that piece on the guy with PTSD who raped a girl, and the civic strike, and someone got stabbed overnight, and … “hey, stop!” i said to myself, “wasn’t i going to do a driving meditation?” “but i want to hear… Continue reading another driving meditation: krishnamurti, radio and distractions