The View

Their journey was long, from their small temple in a humble village in the valley, across the mountain path to the city beyond…

The Single Step

Ak’wian struggled to understand the duality represented by the Yin and Yang.

The Fisherman

He had watched his father work the seas his whole life and wanted nothing more than to be a great fisherman in kind.

The Gifts

He stood in line with the other children, as he waited his turn to stand before Master Shin and receive his gift.

The Blank Page

~~~  A great Zen Master traveled with his disciple to the small village that sat in the foot hills below their temple. The student was excited about their visit to the village, as leaving the temple was a rare treat and he longed for this quiet time walking with his Teacher. He was a devoted student … Continue reading

If You Love, Love Openly

With him lived and studied twenty monks and one nun whose name was Eshon.

The Single Step

Ak’wian struggled to understand the duality represented by the Yin and Yang.

The Fisherman

He had watched his father work the seas his whole life and wanted nothing more than to be a great fisherman in kind.

Balance

One more breath to breathe in,
After every breath exhaled

Praise and the Tao

Among some monks a great discussion broke out regarding Taoism, that centered around a hypothetical question, a proposed response, and its insight to the Tao. The story is that a learned Taoist Master is told by another that he is very wise. How would the enlightened Master respond to the speaker? And how does his response reflect the Great Tao?

Flannel with Faith

Embracing imperfection with faith, flannel, & fresh air

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

D.C. Gilbert

Award-winning Author, Veteran

Rum and Robots

We Survived and Arrived - Now as Warriors We Thrive

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

Perception

A journey into the labyrinth of my sceptical mind.

Pete Springer

Passionate Teacher and Future Children's Author

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Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun!