august 2009 buddhist carnival

here’s the buddhist carnival again! last month my blog was still sick and┬áthe carnival┬ádidn’t happen. glad to be back for august. the buddhist carnival is a romp / surf / drive / ride through the buddhist blogosphere (blugghasphere?) and today’s menu brings you posts on music, fashion, family, war, wishy-washy buddhism, persisting through the agony… Continue reading august 2009 buddhist carnival

reaching out with a poem

a while ago, my lovely online friend and fellow therapist sarah luczaj sent me a copy of her little book of poetry, an urgent request. such a small and unassuming book. so much yummy poetry in there. thaw if your silence should fall from balance, from form, from branches to water with a sliding sound… Continue reading reaching out with a poem

carried through the year by the we’moon calendar

i am a huge fan of the we’moon daytimer. to this day, i see as one of the perks of quitting my job as chief cook and bottlewasher at the skills connection the fact that i didn’t need a huge appointment calendar anymore and could go back to using the we’moon daytimer. we’moon is a… Continue reading carried through the year by the we’moon calendar

blogathon: the temple of my familiar by alice walker (a book review)

copyrighted in 1989, alice walker’s the temple of my familiar is anything but new, at least to our way of thinking. to miss lissie, one of the book’s main protagonists, the 19 years that have intervened since then would be but a barely noticeable blip, seeing that she can remember lives back to the times… Continue reading blogathon: the temple of my familiar by alice walker (a book review)