Category Archives: worship

Realizing how big a tree is

One of my favorite perception shifts in this life comes from suddenly realizing how big a tree is. You're walking along, idly thinking or just perceptively assuming that you're passing these giant sticks with branches and big umbrella-tops with leaves, … Continue reading

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Word Junkie

To remind you who you're dealing with: the allusive is my everything (oh lovely self-slogan, all I need and a t-shirt too) the illusive makes me sick  (show 'em or go home, gods; this ain't dice) and the elusive lifts … Continue reading

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Smarter than me: The Dalai Lama’s Eighteen

Oh, too good to not post (and not sure how I missed it before, since it's not very new) — the Dalai Lama wrote a list of eighteen guidelines for Better Living, and every single one of them had me … Continue reading

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::clapclapclapclapclap:: Stars from Space  [HD video, really worth your time to let load, hit fullscreen, sit back and get ready to grin like a maniac]

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The Tyranny of the Ten Thousand Things

There are approximately ten thousand posts backed up in my brain right now, but I've no idea when I'll get a chance to write them, so instead you get one of the (many!) good bits from the Tao Te Ching: … Continue reading

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Gandhi FTW (yes, I’m shocked too)

New quote added to the Random Quotes scroller: "Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice."  – Mahatma Gandhi I like this more complete … Continue reading

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Smile! You’re not dead yet, somehow

Working on a more meaningful post for later, but in the meantime… Last week I felt my first ever ground-shimmying-from-an-earthquake.  (I was napping!  The rippling of the concrete under me woke me up.) And today I'm sitting on the porch … Continue reading

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