Reading is Bliss

“The best moments in reading are when you come across something — a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things — that you’d thought special, particular to you. And here it is, set down by someone else, a person you’ve never met, maybe even someone long dead. And it’s as if a hand … More Reading is Bliss

The Dragon Girl

By Shavawn M. Berry Author’s Note:  In this piece I re-tell the story of the Dragon King’s Daughter, my favorite Buddhist parable. The essay was originally written six years ago, but I have never shared it until now. Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the Dragon Girl.  As I watch the divine feminine … More The Dragon Girl