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Birds go Free

My cage– I hop the wooden slats, The others have gone. My bars hug me, keep me safe– Shire/Plato’s Cave. ‘Go free, free. Free. Go.’ I cannot. Enough seed. Enough eat. Enough house. Enough & Satisfied. I’m too terrified to … Continue reading

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Pig Bones & Huge Wisdom

Dedicated to– everyone who is averse to our furry friends. After dinner, Anjing, David’s son, led me to the windowsill. He had been keeping pig bones for a dog he found this past week. David and Anjing named him 广慧 … Continue reading

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Romantic Sweat Bucket for Two, Please.

The Tropics: A sweaty playground with AC sporadically placed between. I had forgotten this while visiting the US. Sure we get hot, but we never walk around all day with beads of sweat pouring off of us. — My school … Continue reading

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2011-2012 in Books

Old Path White Clouds Thich Naht Hanh A Buddhist adventure! Akin to reading a great fable or epic poem..but almost for children– due to a condescending tone at times and can make people averse to Hanh. I however enjoyed! **** … Continue reading

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Buddhist Agenda

So I have further thrown myself into studying Buddha. At first I took the five precepts and began saying a mantra. I thought, overnight I could become a Buddhist and a good one at that. Nothing happens overnight except bad … Continue reading

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The Five Precepts: Gifts toward oneself and others.

We woke up at 5:30AM and arrived in Wutongshan at 6:30AM… pictures: here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.841097012993.2277444.31200029&type=3&l=591df1b286 [blog stopped working thanks to china’s great firewall..and I cannot see pictures on facebook, again, because of the firewall..but these are some pictures of being with … Continue reading

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放生

The past two weekends I’ve been setting animals free. The first time was with over 50 Buddhists at the seaside. I’ve only set animals free with David and have never been with so many people doing the same thing and … Continue reading

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