The comment stream on Youtube for Frida Snell’s cover of the Smashing Pumpkins’ Bullet With Butterfly Wings is a bit of a battleground. Snell’s flat, seemingly emotionless delivery and the arrangement’s strained lethargy is a rather complete juxtaposition to the Pumpkins’ metallic growl of anger. People often get verbally violent […]
She came in darkness and pain To find the light of compassion But with her came the darkness And his rage The light was stronger In time, compassion prevailed She was freed The rage lingered And malingered Until that too found its release
Be not so concerned with betterment Strive foremost for awareness An unconscious being is limited Consciousness knows no bounds
There is but one Truth. Though there are many ways To speak of it truly, None of these Are the Truth. Those who claim the Truth Do not know it. Those who know the Truth Do no speak it. They speak about it, Truly. We call […]
To make peace extend compassion. To find compassion detach from suffering. One person at a time. So the whole world follows.
yep. I love this guy. Well, I try to love everybody. But I love the way Thich Nhat Hanh thinks and speaks and acts, and that makes loving easier. Most of what you perceive other people are doing to you isn’t about you. It’s about them. Their pain. Their suffering. […]
OK. So. We set aside one day a year to celebrate that most beautiful of human experiences, that most exquisite gift, that sweetest of emotions: love. I gotta tell ya, people, this year I’m a bit disappointed. Not because I’m once again single on the biggest romantic event of the […]
The sky is source sun, rain, windthe seasons And I? I spread my branchesall grace and reverence basking in magnificence
A high-school chum, storm-bound in DC due to the recent blizzard, posted this image on my Facebook timeline. Thinking of you! — at Capitol Lounge. Of course, it tickled me like foam on my mustache. But it also jogged loose a memory.
Need more laughter. And to share more of it as well.