Love is something

Eva Markvoort inspired an international following through her online diary about her lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis — finally succumbing to death on March 27th. Her website, called “65 Red…Read more
For the children

For the children

  Whose blood runs the rivers of the world? Whose breath sings the sorrow of the universe? In the eye of the enemy, can you see your own soul? When…Read more
Love does that

Love does that

All day long, a little burro labours, sometimes with heavy loads on her back and sometimes just with worries about things that bother only burros. And worries, as we know,…Read more
Enso

Enso

Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning "circle" and a concept strongly associated with Zen. Ensō is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy even though it is…Read more
The Buddhist Sufi

The Buddhist Sufi

Last night my soul asked a question of existence. Why are you upsidedown with flames in your belly? Happy, unhappy, indigo-orange like the sky? Why are you an off-balance wobbling…Read more
O Great Spirit

O Great Spirit

Roll away from me the weight of dead and frozen thoughts. Clear away from me the fogs of falsely sweet illusions. Ignite in my heart the warmth of true love…Read more
Cultivating kindness

Cultivating kindness

  With every act of kindness, The way grows clearer. With every act of caring, The way grows smoother. I rejoice in every act of kindness Great of small, Near…Read more
Favourite prayer

Favourite prayer

For as long as space endures And for as long as living beings remain, Until then may I too abide To dispel the misery of the world. Dalai LamaRead more
Honour life

Honour life

In the name of daybreak and the eyelids of the morning and the wayfaring moon and the night when it departs, I swear I will not dishonour my soul with…Read more