Monthly Archives: October 2013

Santosha and Original Sin

“Oh that this too too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve into a dew.”                                      [Hamlet I ii 129 – 130] Since Shakespeare placed those words in Hamlet’s doleful mouth the view of the flesh has changed, […]


Imagine times when our species slithered on the ground or when we crawled on all fours. What was different? We were close to the earth and more balanced. Falling was not as plentiful and with two sets of legs we could travel faster. Yet, we stood. For what reason is open to debate, but we […]

Out of This Wood Do Not Desire to Go

When I walk the Wood I find stillness. My deep mind activates amongst the giant Doug Firs. I am not alone. I begin to see in each tree, whether evergreen or deciduous, individual shapes and particular styles of bark displayed prominently in the wood. I see moss covering the trunks and then I see bare trunks […]