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Let go? I got a feeling I can't.

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.

~Joseph Campbell


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Punchin' them Keys

OK…ouch.  I punched the keys on the advice of another blogger out here on WordPress – and got sore knuckles to prove it.

His suggestion, naturally, was not to duke it out with your keyboard (bad for tech and knuckles both) but to just sit down and start putting words on that blank screen. 478 more words

Greatest of Riches


While the wise man may dress in rags,
his heart holds the greatest of riches.

source: Lao Tzu, The Tao Te Ching
image: Bing/Images, Homeless Man


“Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.”
Lao Tzu

Love Quotes

On peasant cooking: wu wei in the kitchen

From the wisdom of Lao Tzu:

“Rule a large country
As small fish are cooked.”¹

Applied to the culinary realm, the converse is also helpful: cook small fish as large countries are ruled. 877 more words


Butterfly, or a man?

I had THE COOOOOLEST lucid dream this morning.  I hadn’t had one in months, I’ve been trying so hard, and nothing.  I was worried.  At around 4am my downstairs neighbor started rocking out to NPR super crazy loud (as one will do), and woke me up.   386 more words