Category: Life

tough choices

Tough Choices 

“Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.” —Wayne Dyer Defining our purpose in life with how we earn a living sometimes seems like the best way to live life. Many of us go to work without any enthusiasm, so we…

some other thing

Some Other Thing 

In the morning of the day after my 35th birthday, I woke up with an uneasy feeling in my chest. I remembered coming home from my party and hopping into bed without even brushing my teeth. The uneasiness  was unexpected yet familiar. The lights of…

fear of depth

Fear of Depth 

Something is intervening in our intentions and keeping us from being ourselves: a fear of depth. If you’re thinking, “I want to be that kind of a person! I want to do this! I want to do that!” then go ahead. Just wish, and it…

buddha and his wife

Buddha and His Wife 

Buddha became enlightened, and Buddha became Buddha. Buddha then returned to his homeland. Only one person hadn’t forgiven him. Do you have any idea who it was? It was his wife… She basically said, “I wish you had never left Samsara, you bastard!” On another…

blue forest

Blue Forest 

Tonight I am all alone. My roommates are out for the night. There is no humming of the TV from downstairs or human voices traveling through heating ducts. Behind the closed doors I am reading, knitting and listening to music. It is late but I…

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