As It Is

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From my earliest instruction in Buddhist meditation, this phrase, “As it is,” has been used in numerous contexts to describe a way of interpreting experience. It implies that all overlays, story, judgment, speculation about the future and interpretation of the … Continue reading

Why I Love the Mall

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It could be the fountain, its mesmerizing spray rising in perfect symmetry from an infinite source, freshening the air with its sparkling abundance. Or the way the lights create an eternal noon. All darkness is subdued, all suffering banished. I … Continue reading

Living Myth, Scott Pruitt & Collective Action

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Amidst the continuing devolution of American political discourse into a hyperpartisan Tower of Babble, Michael Meade, in a podcast series called Living Myth, cuts through the rhetoric and superficial events to the heart of the matter. He reminds us that … Continue reading

Women’s Museum of Vietnam-Hanoi

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The Vietnam Women’s Museum is a world-class project, a brilliant and poignant collection of photographs, objects common to village life, depictions of custom and women’s roles in village life, also including a wide array of ethnic textiles. It is a sacred celebration … Continue reading