The Case Against Empathy?

Oct 1, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Life and Living., Spirituality

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who […]


The Power of a Single Point of Light.

Sep 14, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Life and Living.

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience.” ~ C.S. Lewis I have always believed that we might spend […]


If Kindness Were a River.

Sep 12, 2013 Tara 0 Buddhism, Poetry, Spirituality

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” ~ George Sand If kindness were a river, how might it truly flow? Gently, over even the sharpest of rocks and until they are worn nearly smooth? […]


I Killed a Man.

Sep 10, 2013 Tara 0 Current Events, Featured Posts.

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” ~ Mark Twain On June 22, 2013 a young man ~ depressed and dishonored in life, took an action that can never be ‘retracted.’ And, instead of facing his life’s worries with passion and courage, […]


Across the Universe.

Sep 9, 2013 Tara 0 Featured Posts., Life and Living.

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” ― Albert Camus One of my most favorite songs, for you today, my dears…and so very appropriate on a day like today, and given the path which lies ahead. You see, for me, the […]

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