there were a number of posts recently about saying grace, for example at maggi dawn’s blog. “why say grace in a world without god?” seemed to be one of the questions. also, “how to say grace without thanking god?” for today, i will spare you my grumblings about interpretations of who or what god is.… Continue reading saying grace
the definition of addiction
in the last few weeks, a radio interview and two articles have encouraged me to again look at the nature of addiction. one of them is a discussion we are having on this blog here about alcohol use and art, with contributions by danish composer skovgaard danielsen and zen practitioner and painter eden maxwell. another… Continue reading the definition of addiction
the soup oracle
from my tea table book of poetry, here’s a poem i wrote many years ago. it’s neat to see that eventually i did ask the oracle what it meant … read the soup last night 12 midnight was good good hot soup in the fall few days before new moon read the soup and the… Continue reading the soup oracle
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?