Teachers, Students, and Community: A Few Initial Thoughts

The title of this post is self-explanatory. Despite being a longer post (with section headers), it isn’t meant to be comprehensive, but part of an ongoing process to understand how people work and what it takes to develop a healthy baseline for thinking about both teachers and spiritual companions/friends. This post is going to combine … Continue reading Teachers, Students, and Community: A Few Initial Thoughts

Ara

Ara is a constellation in the southern hemisphere that is named for an incense censer or altar. In the myths, this is the altar where Zeus and his allies swore oaths to defeat the Titans. each vow the Gods speaka dart traveling, perfumingmaking an altar the contact spacethick murmurations of smoke omeningheld fast is the … Continue reading Ara

A Children’s Book with Plotinian Themes, Followed By Book Chatter

If you've been keeping up with my monthly updates, you may recall that I mentioned switching to the Calm meditation app from Headspace in part because the mini-dharma talks are at the end of the meditation time instead of at the beginning. I would get excited by the discourse in Headspace and not be able … Continue reading A Children’s Book with Plotinian Themes, Followed By Book Chatter