Sōgi bows before Ikkyū. “Master Dōken rebuked me this morning,” he says. “What did you do this time?” replies Ikkyū.
Happy Autumn Equinox
Abortion laws are about control
Not surprisingly the S&R writers have been participating in an email conversation over the proliferation of extremist abortion laws: Ohio, Georgia, and Alabama specifically. Someone suggested a post about the role of […]
Is there consciousness above and beyond dualism?
Another rambling conversation on religion and mysticism from the staff… wintersmith: Can somebody help uncloud my thinking? And apologies in advance – words are really failing me. This is the most incoherent […]
Beltane 2019: Labellum (Orchidelirium)
Happy Beltane from the staff of S&R…
UPDATED: Quantum Mechanics and a “death” question
If I die, am I really dead? [UPDATE] Wait a damned minute. Read to the bottom. _____ Bear with me. I’m not a theoretical physicist. I’ve read a good bit of Dummies-level […]
Heavenly blue – Vernal equinox 2019
Happy Equinox from the staff at S&R.
To the kid in the MAGA cap
Dear Kid, Yes, you. You know exactly who you are. So do your friends, teachers, and parents. Maybe this morning you still think that’s cool. Maybe you’re waiting for the interview requests […]
In defense of Karen Pence
With commentary On the one hand, I’m with Mrs. Pence on this. She took a job at a private school. A lot of people find the type of school and Mrs. Pence […]
This Christmas, what wall would Jesus build?
At the moment, I’m thinking more along the lines of Jonah or Jeremiah I’ve got a friend who is an affected government employee. The expectation at the moment is that the last […]