Stillness

Make your practice YOUR practice.

In this excerpt from his blog Zen Embodiment, Corey discusses the process of developing a meditation practice that is intimate and personal. There is a lot to be said for picking a single form of practice (Zen, Vipassana, Yoga, mindfulness etc) and then sticking with it. Flip-flopping back and forth between different practices or cherry-picking […]

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poetry

Story Water

This beautiful poem is by Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rumi From The Essential Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks A story is like waterthat you heat for your bath. It takes messages between the fireand your skin. It lets them meet,and it cleans you! Very few can sit downin the middle of the fire itselflike a salamander […]

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Stillness

The Hero’s Journey.

So this movie serendipitously arose in my feed today. At first, I was going to skim right past it, pretty much because I saw the name Deepak Chopra whom I find slightly on the spiritually sketchy side….but for some reason felt compelled to take a look at it despite my biases. And you know what….it […]

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Journal

Hair Hood.

Waking up to day 2 of COVID lockdown in my hometown and my appreciation for those of you who have already been isolated for many weeks now is huge. For all my amigos who are by now in desperate need of a haircut, here is a video for you. Hair Hood is a YouTube channel […]

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Anomalous

A Dutch study on NDE.

A Near-Death Experience (NDE) is a form of non-ordinary experience that can be summarised as: “the reported memory of a range of impressions during a special state of consciousness, including a number of special and universal reported elements such as an out-of-body experience, pleasant feelings, seeing a tunnel, a light, deceased relatives, a life review, […]

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