the hazard of perfection

“Perfectionism is not the path that leads us to our gifts and to our sense of purpose; it’s the hazardous detour. … Perfectionism is not the same thing as striving…

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tourists and the Buddha

You must pass by a row of tourist shops from the cable car stop on Lantau Island in Hong Kong before you get to the monastery or the statue of…

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journaling as a lifestyle

I've kept a journal for my entire adult life. I write in cursive mostly, though sometimes there are random doodles made or scraps of paper taped inside. I have found…

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my cup emptyeth out

"Learning begins by emptying your cup, so that you can fill it with what you find.” – Leo Babauta As I write this, I’m at a place in which my…

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