by Danna Faulds
There is no controlling life. Try corralling a lightning bolt, containing a tornado. Dam a stream and it will create a new channel. Resist, and the tide will sweep you off your feet.
Allow, and grace will carry you to higher ground. The only safety lies in letting it all in the wild and the weak; fear, fantasies, failures and success.
When loss rips off the doors of the heart, or sadness veils your vision with despair, practice becomes simply bearing the truth.
In the choice to let go of your known way of being, the whole world is revealed to your new eyes.
thicken, and begin to fall into the world below like stars, or the feathers of some unimaginable bird
From Emergence Magazine: Set amid pine forests and mountain peaks, three ancient Chinese poems, sung and translated by Red Pine, meditate on the nature of Taoism and Zen Buddhism.
Exploring the concepts of Listening in Dreams, Deep Listening, Black Quantum Futurism, and Quantum Listening
We need Afrofuturism; not as a box to put people in, but as a lens with which to change the way we imagine and actualize an inclusive future. A future where Black people are in control of their own destinies.
Zen Buddhism and its relation to Nonduality, the symbolism of the ensō (円相, "circular form") calligraphy, and the Heart Sutra
SAND guest speaker with a taste of Sufi Whirling
Indigenous Australian singer/songwriter Gurrumul's music video 'Wiyathul', taken from the album 'Gurrumul'.
Dazzling timelapse shows how microbes spoil our food – and sometimes enrich it.
A new story from Sophie read at the Sophie Strand was a guest speaker at Bayo Akomolafe's webinar The Wandering, Winding Way of the Wound webinar
But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams... his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream... his wings are clipped and his feet are tied... so he opens his throat to sing.
exploring into the life and work of musician and Sufi teacher Hazrat Inayat Khan
"Either way takes courage, either way wants you to be nothing but that self that is no self at all...”
Silent and serene, forgetting words, bright clarity appears before you.
Exploring the deep sound medicine of Laura and the implications of living in a world of sound
These songs — the oldest musical expressions of the slave experience in this country — still have a lot to teach us about how we think about death and dignity.
a masterpiece album from Pulitzer Prize winning musician dealing with intergenerational trauma
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