Remember when you were a child, when you did something wrong, you might have had this feeling that if you told the truth about what you had done, you would get into trouble? Perhaps you chose to take the route of not talking, and hoping your wrongdoing would remain undiscovered. Perhaps you even had a […]
Archives for September 2013
Whereas Zen students often get lost in their heads as they strive for enlightenment, the average yoga student is fixated on the appearance and general mechanics of their bodies. Given this contrast, I have wondered: Is it simply a coincidence that yoga has become a body centric and overwhelmingly female practice?
Filmmaker Patrick Takaya Solomon has taken the messages to the world inherent in Joseph Campbell’s lifetime of work and presented them in a film that is both highly personal and wonderfully accessible to a general audience.
I fell out of my above-ground pool yesterday and it wasn’t pleasant. While I was falling I felt as if I would never hit the ground but would just continue plummeting into oblivion. But that didn’t happen; I hit the ground and yelled!
Recently, on holiday with my family, a restaurant we visited was encumbered by flies, to the point where after each chip consumed I found myself swatting the air with ire. Whether or not the flies were declaring war on my family, and using our food as a symbol of conquest each time they landed, only to secure a narrow escape, I do not know. What I do know is that many of the little buzzing devils died during their efforts.
The other day I was shown a YouTube clip of a young girl prancing about on a stage and singing, and for some inexplicable reason, acting as if she was on a porn set. Thus my introduction to Miley Cyrus.
From the wedge-tailed eagle to the B-52 bomber, Darwin, in Australia’s Northern Territory has a long and colorful history of flight.