I was recently sent a link to an article in the New Yorker reporting on the most recent results of research into the use of psychedelics for treating the anxiety of cancer patients. This led me to a longer and much more in depth article written last year by one of my favorite writers on […]
“Write the things you have seen and what is and what will be.” Mike Doughty is a wizard of words who fronted the group ‘Soul Coughing’, one of my favorite performance entities of the late nineties. This past year he had a vision of the “Book of Revelations”, surely one of the most influential and […]
To soften the heart.To be at peace.To cease one’s war with everything.To accept surprise.To approach with wonder.To find patience.To honor what is.To allow for love.To relinquish control.To become oneself.To blossom into joy.To give without demanding.To be true.To surrender.To live.To soften the heart.
Dear Charlette, So, this morning as I came before my teacher for our weekly meeting (dokusan) the first thing he says to me is “How was your week? Were you finished beating up on yourself?” My thoughts were: “Shheeeyt, is this so obvious to everyone around me? Three people that I treasure have […]