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January 2017

December 2016

Awakening From the Daydream {Book Review}.

By | 2016-12-14T07:52:24+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Arts, blog, Buddhism, Featured, The Ramblings of a Tattooed Buddhist|

Like Trungpa, Nichtern teaches the Wheel of Life more as stages of psychological health than as literal levels of hell. While he does address the traditional stance they represented, the text itself falls very much in line with states of emotional well being or ill being that we face from moment to moment, day [...]

November 2016

Secular Mysticism. {Book Review}

By | 2016-11-17T19:42:20+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Arts, blog, Buddhism, Featured|

  By Daniel Scharpenburg   “When, therefore, you put aside your preconceived ideas, your self-centered scale of values, and let intuition have it's way with you, you open up by this act new appearances of the world. Such an opening-up is the most practical of all activities; for then and then only will your day-to-day [...]

October 2016

September 2016

The Scary Sestina.

By | 2016-10-14T07:47:39+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Arts, blog, Empower Me|

  By Liane Carter On Sunday I set myself a goal to write a sestina. I’d never written one before. I had to go look it up, read famous ones, and process all the A,B,C,D,E’s and F’s switching places. It seemed rather long and difficult for this poet. I took cards, pen and paper to [...]

The Tattooed Yoga Project: Building Community through Art.

By | 2016-10-14T07:47:42+00:00 September 4th, 2016|Arts, blog, Empower Me, Featured, Yoga|

  By Peter Schaller So often, the best creations happen by accident. Like so many of us, Joe Longo, creator of the Tattooed Yoga Project, started out on a much different path. He was playing college football on a scholarship, when he stumbled across photography. Struggling with academics, he signed up for a photography course, [...]

June 2016

May 2016

The Mindful Writer. {Book Review}

By | 2016-10-14T07:48:09+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Arts, blog, Buddhism, Featured|

  By Dana Gornall   I was sitting on the bed in my bedroom folding an overflowing basket of clothes, when I heard my son in the other room talking to his friend. Kids don't really talk on the phone these days---they text and snapchat---but he was playing a video game remotely on the computer [...]