Crytobiotic

Oct 18, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Crytobiotic

We live in a world where the most important things are hidden to our senses unless we have the inclination to refine our sensitivity. For instance, I walked desert landscapes for years before understanding the soil beneath my feet. What appears as vast expanses of lifeless sand and dirt is actually teeming with life. JustRead more …

Slender Thread

Oct 14, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Slender Thread

My dreamwork mentor, Robert. A Johnson, was told by Carl Jung not to join anything. Jung did not even think the Zurich Institute was an appropriate way to train as a therapist. You learn what you needed in the field by actually doing the inner work. Johnson went on to gain notoriety as a JungianRead more …

Comfort Zone

Oct 9, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Comfort Zone

Many years ago, when I first began practicing in the Vajrayana tradition, I prided myself on making altars. I would build, arrange, and rearrange, the various Dharma items to make a perfect place for practice. Truth be told, I spent more time creating the perfect place than I did practicing. I remember repurposing an oldRead more …

Tea

Oct 5, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tea

I am a tea snob. I mostly use loose leaf, free from the bonds of a bag. I pay attention to brewing temperature: boiling for most black, 195 degrees for oolong, 160 -180 degrees for green, etc. I order my tea from a purveyor who knows the producer and has some integrity around fair tradeRead more …

Weeds

Oct 2, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Weeds

Huge earthmoving equipment is tearing up the landscape, eliminating all trees, sage, rabbitbrush, and wildflowers to make way for a new road. Larger rocks are piled high in one spot to be fed into a crusher. The resulting gravel will become a base of an earthen ramp beginning to take shape. It leads to aRead more …