Wild Geese: Wednesday January 18, 2006
Imperfect Buddhists…Tags: al-ghazzali, buddhism, islam, mary oliver, poetry
Fixing It.: Wednesday November 2, 2005
The world is beyond fixing, and perfection forever out of reach. Why should such a thought be liberating?Tags: buddhism, mary oliver, suffering, talmud
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