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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
The invitation before you listen is to ask yourself "What question am I holding right now?" In other words, what am I trying to answer, trying to resolve. Enjoy!
Reading Time: < 1 minute This pandemic is likely to be a watershed in many respects. There is a real sense of a before and an after, of nothing ever being quite the same. Obviously, only time will tell if that is true. Amidst all the noise, the one thing [...]