Monthly Archives: October 2013

Almost Peaceful Agony

I have always thought that pregnant women hit this moment, somewhere around the seventh month, where they become the most radiant and beautiful, almost mystical creatures on the planet. The bond is fully formed, and the baby’s body is still … Continue reading

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Tanha

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” -The Dalai Lama One night in China, I was sitting at my friend James’ apartment discussing the concept of tanha, typically translated as “craving.” It is also sometimes translated as “thirst,” … Continue reading

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When I Got Nothing But My Aching Soul

This weekend I met a man who wears ties and cardigans and sweater vests with jeans for no reason, is thin with a bizarrely small appetite, writes poetry about life being a cage of your own making, has art on … Continue reading

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