• Soul Sketches
  • Chaos Dancing

    Wizards and philosophers had found Chaos, which is Kaos with his hair combed and a tie on, and had found in the epitome of disorder a new kind order undreamed of. Chaos is order in a mask. Chaos. Not dark ancient Kaos, left behind by the evolving universe, but new, shiny Chaos , dancing in […]

  • What I Learned Today
  • What I Learned Today

    Gentle Rain

    Today started as a video day. While listening to Buddhist meditation music on YouTube, curled up on the sofa, the serendipity of suggestions at two remove led me to Oprah’s interviews with Thích Nhất Hạnh and J.K. Rowling. Amazing treasures to stumble across! From Thích Nhất Hạnh came a lesson in compassion and the power […]

  • Creativity Corner
  • Cadences

    The cadence of old stories still rings true. They lie scarred and tattered in the mind. Unfinished, unfathomed, unplumbed.   And then you see something, Hear something… And a hazy structure of accretions arise again.   Elements re-emerge and re-arrange themselves. Suddenly, an old story comes alive again.   And strangely, blessedly; Till I write […]

  • Creativity Corner
  • The Question of Ecstasy

    Weeks go by, shrouded in indoor sublimation. A drowsy fuzziness. An amiable darkness. While the rain calls and beckons.   I slip from sleeplessness to epiphany. Through a touch of the profound.   Oh ecstasy, how dear you are to me! One day I glimpsed you in a heron’s white flight above a greenish-dark bamboo […]