If you read someone's blog or work and you're sitting in judgement on them then it is your problem to deal with not theirs. I see things that distress and upset me. Intolerance dressed in faith, hatred disguised as a certainty without equanimity. I've commented before but it made no difference and it certainly did … Continue reading Would Buddha Troll?
I found the A Voice For Men website. Ugh was my initial reaction then it mellowed into a sadness for them. So many wounded angry boys railing against their own wounds. I'm going to read now and meditate. I hope that they find peace.
When you rework sentences from passive to active and you cut the pieces that look like writing. I have a tendency to tell, but I do so pleasantly. It's probably something I should work on but I know that it has it's place but unpacking the tell and spread it out, weave it into the … Continue reading Life of a thousand cuts
this inspired me greatly. There's a lot of people who are damaged in some way. I use the term wounded because it has strong roots in history and mythology and it has a resonance that's mythical to us. I speak only as a man here. I've been studying buddhism and masculinity for about two years. So … Continue reading All Will Be Well
When you talk about someone famous dying, it is about you. A contemplation is a reflection that he's gone. And you're a good Mourner Sharing cow eyed recollections For the ones you want to be seen To care for You attend to be seen But seldom exchange Kindnesses with relatives
I practice compassion. The last few years have been about improving and developing my self, including the concept of there being no self to improve. I started a Twitter account and I'm being far more cautious about it this time. I found some of the things people said horribly cruel and unnecessary. I still do. … Continue reading The Unspeakable World