While these writings are being reorganized, a process that may never end, I thought it might be amusing to feature some older posts, freshly edited; juxtaposing them with more recent ones on similar themes. You'll see a couple below, from 2006 and 2007.
I came to know about Byron Katie through her husband Stephen Mitchell whom I encountered through his translations of Gilgamesh and the Tao Te Ching. Her work, as expressed in books, videos, website and notably workshops staged in many countries, fits easily into the “self-help” genre, especially that aspect which focuses on human relationships and… Continue reading Parting thought: Life’s Purpose
I am drawn to the root of my existence, but it's hidden. If I dig it up to try and take a look, the plant will be disturbed. But then there is the possibility of writing—this thing I'm doing now. This is the plant's flower, this is how it expresses itself. It looks flamboyant to… Continue reading Root and Flower
Violets April 30th Just as a tree knows how to grow, I know in my deep self (which I refuse to call spirit or God) how to be me. Kathy was puzzled at my proposal that some things, lumped together under the word “spirituality”, are too precious to be spoken about. I’m grateful to you… Continue reading Depth