Notes on a Buddhist path

An Extra Ordinary Retreat

April 21, 2014 By | 6 Comments

To be walking in meditation with mindful curiosity and encounter diamonds glittering on a sea of green was a moment of exquisite awe. Those seconds that followed where my mind organized the raindrops perched on leaves and blades of grass shifted the presence and separated me from the connection with all that had just arisen.

Living on the edge

June 30, 2013 By | 8 Comments

It was near the beginning of my bus ride and the end of my book when a tiny spider showed up on the page I was reading. Her arrival was quite auspicious.

Falling

October 31, 2011 By | 4 Comments

Autumn is my most favourite time of year. There’s an anticipation of winter’s chill that whispers its touch against your ears for a fleeting moment and the satisfying exhale of harvest time with all its fruits and bountiful successes.

Wild things…you make my heart sing

September 6, 2011 By | Leave a Comment

I met my friend Rachelle for tea on this Labour Day. With passion and verve she told me about her experience in David Abram‘s recent program at Hollyhock. Abram is a holder of stories and magic and the urgent message for all of us to connect with nature in ways that are new and yet […]

Impermanence, thy name is life

April 13, 2011 By | 2 Comments

The last few days I’ve been zig-zagging my way along the streets of Victoria on my way to work, not wanting to miss the final boast of the cherry blossoms for the season. The early bloomers, those provocative tarts of brilliant pink were just setting the stage for their more demure sisters, the pale pink […]

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