After finally curing myself of my compulsion to argue with reality (pausing while ya’ll laugh your asses off at that…) I have discovered I’ve just transferred this habit to arguing with people about whether or not THEY are arguing with reality. …yes, I know what that sounds like when I say it out loud, but … More lookit the monkey driving the bus!
This chapter opens with a series of lines under what I’d call the category of: f*ing let it go. If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked. If you want to become full, let yourself be empty. And a goodly handful of phrases like that, every one of them a mantra of: stop arguing … More ToV 22 – Paradoxical Dating
Taoists are sass-monkeys. There’s a misconception that spiritual people are always wise, aloof, subdued. There is something to be said for the wisdom of being able to see the humour in things; and being able to talk smack to those still talking themselves too seriously. This whole chapter is a comparison of “regular folk” and … More ToV 20 – On Sass-Monkeys and Seagulls
I had a good rant the other day, about The Secret …and the Celestine Prophecy. I don’t get my knickers in a twist about much these days, but the cerebralization of the spiritual, the ego-greed- material commercialization of what is an innate human need makes me a little bonkers (and yes, the fact I get … More ToV 14 – the Tao of Ranting?
There’s something about that hint of fall in the air, that gentle reminder summer is wrapping up, nudging you to quit goofing around and get back on with your life. Had me a wee freak out the other day, tried to take my notebook down to the park to add to the zombie romance, instead … More ToV 10 – Chill Sistah!