5 07, 2023

The Parable of the Chinese Farmer


This is the Story of the Chinese Farmer as told by Alan Watts. It isn't clear if this was originally a Chinese parable or invented by Alan Watts to make the point that it is really impossible to tell whether anything that happens is good or bad. The question I have [...]

The Parable of the Chinese Farmer2023-08-29T14:03:03+01:00
3 07, 2023

What Is Waiting for Me on the Mountain Top?


Goals are sometimes equated with mountains. You trundle up the mountain with a single focus: to get to the top! We may imagine what it will be like, but we fundamentally don't know. The weather may be inclement or indeed we may be thinking about the journey back down. I have [...]

What Is Waiting for Me on the Mountain Top?2023-08-29T14:03:25+01:00
18 01, 2023

What if You Died Yesterday?


Reading time: <1 minute What if you died yesterday and today were the first day of your rebirth? What would you do differently? I ask myself these questions every morning and this morning my response was to make the most of yesterday's rare snowfall in this part of the world. [...]

What if You Died Yesterday?2023-04-14T13:17:18+01:00
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