Category: Thought Provoking

  • Scribes and Sake: Kasa-Jizo (かなじぞ)

    Reading fairytales within the origin language. Contextual agreements between time and place, emotions and aesthetics. We might localize our hearts out but truth be told we humans are too complex to translate. #japanese #japaneselanguage #folklore #fable

  • Three Chinese Fables to Guide Your Life

    Three Chinese Fables to Guide Your Life

    Many Chinese fables tell an entertaining story to illustrate a moral lesson. Here are a few such stories. Stopping Halfway, Never Comes One’s Day In the Warring States Period, in the state of Wei lived a man called Leyangtsi. His wife was very angelic and virtuous, who was loved and respected dearly by the husband. One day, Leyangtsi […]

  • The Curry of Life

    The Curry of Life

    Ingredients for the Curry of Life 2 tbsp cooking oil  1/2 lb of beef stew meat Salt 1 yellow onion, sliced  2 tsp cayenne pepper  8 oz Crushed tomatoes 2 Carrots, peeled and chopped 1 Russet potato, peeled and cubed  2 1/4 cups beef stock  Hot Curry Roux, 1 pack of S&B Curry  Hot sauce […]

  • Habits of the Mentally Strong: Meditations on Manifesting Your Best Self

    Habits of the Mentally Strong: Meditations on Manifesting Your Best Self

    Practicing gratitude? Perserverence? Taking Responsibility? These are just a few of the tools for maintaining a strong mind. Check out my newest article for tips of fulfilling your goals. In other news, applying for scholarships and glaring starry eyed towards Naropa University.

  • The Way Things Are

    The Way Things Are

    The Way Things Are – Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self. #taoism #taoteching #mindfulness

  • Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness and Sorrow

    Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness and Sorrow

    Naomi Shihab Nye on Kindness and the Art of Living a Compassionate Life