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
Today is the autumnal equinox in my hemisphere, so it is officially time for mulled beverages, cozy sweaters, and autumn hiking. I made offerings to Persephone, the Horai, Helios, and Sulis this morning in honor of the occasion — pomegranate and sandalwood. My shrine, with offerings burning down for the equinox. My partner and I … Continue reading Happy Equinox!
Something Beautiful from Plotinus
This week, I ended up reading Ennead I.6, "On Beauty," because I encountered a quotation from it twice, and it seemed like completing the repetition triad was in order. I would like to share the quotation with all of you, which makes a satisfying tetrad. How, then, can you see the kind of beauty that … Continue reading Something Beautiful from Plotinus