Freight Train

Freight Train

It’s like this: One day, you are born. From your community, you grow up and acquire all sorts of ideas about who you are. You are taught what to think and how to act. And because everyone else around you shares those ideas (or some variant of them), you forget...
Quicksand

Quicksand

When you’re suffering, the only thing you can think about is how to end it. In moments when you feel lost, confused, or angry, the mind begins to spin incredibly detailed plans about what you should say or do to alleviate the unpleasantness and set your life straight....
Play (part 2)

Play (part 2)

Last week here in Bali, our guest house owner mentioned there would be a ‘money ceremony’ that coming Wednesday. At first, I was excited by the prospect, and nearly suggested we change our plans in order to witness it. I didn’t realize, however, that even if we missed...

Investment

Every now and then, I feel it’s important to take stock of my life and ask myself, what I am invested in? I spend time wondering how best to invest my money (even if it’s for seemingly small decisions like where to buy my vegetables or coffee), so why not do the same...