Shofar

Having opportunity to listen to birds calling, I’ve heard Big songs coming from quite small birds that are striking. I was wondering, what miracle gave them that gift? Daring to be so loud and broadcasting[1]! But then why take such risks – “You never know who’s listening”… When its nearly the dead of winter, for…

Wherever we are now

Wherever we are now We can have happiness, As children will find moments to play – Even among ruins of war; While they live in the present moment. Some of them play king of the hill, Others play with snakes and insects. The lucky ones will have dollies, paints, and Tonka trucks instead. Yes it…

AMA – a mystical perspective (Ayurveda part 3)

[ here we are in that time of Lent, but I have disclaimer. Every birthday for me, falls right in the middle of Lent and when traditionally there would be little fresh fruit. Parties and expected pleasures are generally muted. Maybe why, I do love a good party -am I entitled? To have excuse to…

Deformity (Geb 2)

Deformity – that which is away, de-, from form. The “form” is construct of manifestation, the shape or quality of a thing or being as it relates to function- what it does. For a human, as your presented self is often compared to the beauty of those before you, or at least, if you're beautiful…

Peace

“Peace Now” “Give Peace a Chance!”, “Peace on Earth” without specifics, these declarations make me wince. They are so non-specific as “peace” can look like anything. Please consider[1]this. What bugs you anyway?  That you might pick another’s cause distracts you (not that that’s bad, just different choice of focus). Peace, as I have experienced it in my…

“Because I can”

“Because I can[1]…” There are many things I can’t fathom, nor would want to. The cruelty that people inflict on each other… for some momentary victory, that might leave a bunch of fallout, seems astounding. It’s like watching pigs rutting out in their pen, after eating their young.  Why would someone purposely harm a child…