Delusion

I rose late yesterday, with a plan to travel to Kobe to the only IKEA store in Kansai. I have just relocated, and found I needed a few storage items to be able to truly unpack.   No time for any of my usual morning practices. And my MacBook Air was not starting. I tried …

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This year, Guru Pūrṇimā (poor-ni-mah) is on July 5th, during a lunar eclipse!    Pūrṇimā is a Sanskrit word meaning, “full moon.” It also means, “observance, commemoration.” As well, at times it is translated as meaning “full, replete.” Guru is the Master Teacher, the Sacred Guide, the Wisdom Mentor.   < If you wish to …

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Living in a Box

Way down in the deep depress Colder than the coldest yes We know about loneliness Others to another Just a place to run and hide Just a place to free your mind Just a place to break the chains And find whatever matters ~ From “A Box”, by Doug Pinnick of King’s X   Anxiety …

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Dance of Destruction

This morning there was an earthquake with an epicenter in Takatsukishi, Osaka, which is about 32 kilometers (19 miles) from my home. This is the closest I have been to an epicenter in the almost 10 years of living in Kyoto. I was in the studio, on the second floor. First I felt a slight …

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