A faith with dirty hands…

Sometimes I wonder whether or not its actually accurate to say that we are killing the planet. Clearly our species has become the predominating force in influencing the Earth’s environment, to such an extent, in fact, that scientists now refer to our current geological epoch as the Anthropocene.  There can …

How to see?

This an excerpt from my recent review of Jon Kolkin‘s book, Inner Harmony, that I wrote for The Tattooed Buddha. We are so busy looking, that we have forgotten how to see., and at heart, these teachings have always been about seeing; about seeing reality, about seeing fully, about seeing …

We are here…

“every new life on offer here begins now. And now is midnight. It begins now. All these futures. That’s what is here…Every other immediate present and ongoing future you could have had.” – Matt Haig, The Midnight Library Here is all there is. Now is all we have. Every moment …

A liturgy of surprise…

Virginia Wolff says that “A good book is never finished – it goes on whispering to you from the wall.” In my experience, some books whisper with such frequency and fervent intensity, that I’ve had to give up on the idea of them ever residing on the wall. I keep …

I heart the Internet…

I have for so long been so caught up in the closed network of being alone with books that I have forgotten the fact that, even though books can build a natural communion of experience between the writer and the reader, books can be an even broader gateway to belonging, …

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