“Ask me if I am a tree…” in my teen years this was my best friend’s favourite riddle. The answer is: “no.” Yeah… I still don’t get it either; but when you’re hopped up on slurpies and skittles things are funny even if you don’t know why. Questionable humour aside, this may be my new … More Ask Me if I am a Tree
The inside of my head has been an annoying place to be as of late. The bulk of my self-talk centres around despondency and frustration and the GIANT gap between what I’m doing and what I want to be doing – including my ability to add to my Tao Te Ching commentaries here. Grumble… I’m … More ToV 21 – Grumble Grumble …Ah!
Success is as dangerous as failure. Hope is as hollow as fear. But but… I hear you saying in protest to these lines, the ideas of success and hope so ingrained into our collective psyches. Just hear me out, it’ll make more sense shortly! We’re starting to get into variations on themes here in these … More ToV 13 – Hope as a Delusion
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!
I’ve had a number of people ask me of late how to get started in meditation, where to go, what you actually do, books to read. Rather than trying to squeeze answers into a tweet or fit advice in over the bustle of a dinner, I’m just going to sit down and gather all my thoughts and … More Meditation, How to Begin