Heaven and Hell

A – Z Challenge – Day 8 Right Here, Right Now The typical Christian notion of hell as a place where the sinners, hellions, and hypocrites among us go after they die, in order to roast in a burning fire pit forevermore, is humorous to me. As if. As if we need to travel that … More Heaven and Hell


“Maybe the only thing each of us can see is our own shadow. Carl Jung called this his shadow work. He said we never see others. Instead we see only aspects of ourselves that fall over them. Shadows. Projections. Our associations. The same way old painters would sit in a tiny dark room and trace the image … More Shadowlands

Dreaming of Gotham

“And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there… Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.” ~ Ezra Pound. Twenty-nine … More Dreaming of Gotham

I am Living Proof

I am the Buddha. You are the Buddha. We are all capable of being a Buddha. A Buddha is (to put it simply) an enlightened human being. What Shakyamuni taught his disciples during the 50+ years that he expounded on his enlightenment was that we need not seek the truth outside of ourselves. Each one of us possesses infinite wisdom and the capacity to use it, IF (and that’s a big if) we decide (we still have free will) to use it. … More I am Living Proof