Archive for March, 2006

Poetry & Buddhism

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Meditation is when you sit down, let’s say that, and don’t do anything. Poetry is when you get up and do something. Somewhere we’ve developed the misconception that poetry is self-expression, and that meditation is going inward. Actually, poetry has nothing to do with self-expression, it is the way to be free, finally, of self-expression, […]

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What Is Truth?

Friday, March 24th, 2006

Truth is simply whatever you can bring yourself to believe. –Alice Childress Discuss! (I may write more on this later.)

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Redirection

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

One of my personal development goals at my job (AmeriCorps service involves setting aside time for such) was to increase my presentation skills and confidence speaking in front of others. I’ve had two semester-long classes in this before (one for my B.A. and then for my M.A.). But like many, I don’t have the opportunity […]

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