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Jumping Before, After, and Into Monism

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Okay, universe.  You can slow down any second now.  Great.  I am at the crunch time now: school is right around the corner and work is getting busier.  This means that I don’t relax during the work-day, and have very few days to fill in dinner-dates with so many friends that I’ll not see for […]

The Tao of Energy (or something like that)

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

I am a fairly whimsical guy sometimes. Because of this, I tend to keep my intentions quiet until I’m fairly certain they are more than a spur-of-the-moment decision; such decisions of mine are rarely followed through. This proves a good practice at times—I’ve been determined at one time or another to teach myself Chinese, to […]

A(nother) Poem: It’s Not You. It’s Me.

Monday, July 14th, 2008

The universe seems to work most frequently in patterns.  I love watching these things play themselves out, develop, progress, and repeat themselves.  The universe is nothing but a big game of pong; evenly matched players that are both the cause and result of events.  I feel that we are each the ball in this game.  […]

Wishing: A Slice of Poetry

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

I spent a long time in high school pouring over a notebook I had filled with ridiculous poems.  I guarded this book ferociously—it contained my most genuine self at the time.  On a whim, I remember, one summer day I asking my friend for a critique—I was secretly hoping she’d catch onto the cryptic, hidden […]

Buddha-nature and Finding Your Glasses

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

You just realize you have no idea where your glasses have gone. Damn it, you think to yourself. Did I even have them getting on the train? It’s already been a long day and this is the last thing you need to worry about. You’re half way up the escalator and you watch the train […]