I’ve loved this experience but I love the life I have, too.
It has been revelatory and heart-opening.
And now I want to go home. I want to go back to the familiar comforts and glorious sunrises and breathtaking wildness of Northern NM.
This way of life in Barcelona has been about being, much more than doing.
And I can take that sense of how to approach life home to NM.
I want less doing and more being, as a new friend said recently in a Facebook post. … More Look Homeward, Angel
“It’s your mind that creates the world.” ~ Buddha In Buddhism we base our faith upon something called “actual proof.” In other words, there is no such thing as blind faith — or the belief in something that offers no proof it actually works. We are certain that we will see changes and benefits when … More The Gem and the Robe
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. ~ Buddha For Lisa Faye: Thanks for blessing my life with your kick-ass friendship. This week I got hooked. Appearances — the way things seem — speared my flesh and wrecked my peace of mind … More Building The Buddha Land
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