...nor saving anyone else, for that matter. For a long time that realization bothered me. Didn’t I want to be a good Buddhist? Sentient beings are numberless, we vow to save them... But I don’t want to make any more … [Read more...] about I’m no longer interested in saving the world…
I was 11 years old. I remember hearing the news and not being able to comprehend what happened. My mom rushed to my grandparents house. I don’t have a nice flowing series of memories, more so fragmented pieces that stayed … [Read more...] about On December 8, 1999 my Abuelo died
Shamanic journeys are a form of meditation. Either a drum or a rattle is used and the repetition of the sound helps the brain enter a theta state, close to the one we experience when we’re half asleep and half awake, and … [Read more...] about What are Shamanic Journeys and How Do They Help You Heal?
I love reading the Tarot. I love the opportunities it has granted me. I love the insight I receive as a result of it. The thing is, the Tarot is not what I thought it was when I first started out and it continues to evolve … [Read more...] about Tarot isn’t what you think it is
This past weekend I took the time I had off to go visit my old Zen Master. I’ve been called to revisit my Zen and Buddhist roots and have rekindled a lot of those practices. I don’t necessarily consider myself a Buddhist … [Read more...] about Your Spiritual Practice Should Make You a Little Uncomfortable
How many of us grew up with helicopter parents? Religious parents? Anxious parents? If growing up the recipe to keep a peaceful environment in your house was of that of you not being your full quirky self, chances are … [Read more...] about Give yourself permission to not need permission anymore