A Ship to cross the Sea of Suffering

"Real happiness is found in the struggles we undergo to realise our goals, in our efforts to move forward." Daisaku Ikeda


Hey there, I just wanted to welcome and thank a few of my new followers it is so humbling to have eyes cast upon this blog from time to time. … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hmmm it’s just me..

I don’t want to complain, I never want to be the one to whine. Perhaps I am on the right path, perhaps I am not…. for in this world it … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

World Peace Chanting in Dedication to our Mothers

I was fortunate in having the opportunity to recite a poem alongside my partner in life, and sing a song in Japanese dedicated to all the Mother’s in the world … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a comment


We are not even half way through our 100 day chanting challenge!!! It has been such a struggle so far, but I am ready to dig my heels in and … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

I haven’t always, But…

I haven’t always:   I haven’t always been a Buddhist I haven’t always felt like a good person I haven’t always followed the rules I haven’t always been the best … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

I, as a writer…

I: I, as a writer have doubt I, as a writer have fear I, as a writer have moments of confidence And hours of anxiety I, as a writer want … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Falling Into the Words of Others……. The Benefits of Reading Blogs

Please take a moment to read this amazing post by seventhvoice. I was absolutely inspired by the truth and humanity in her writing. I have a follow up post you … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment


Another poem, hopefully you can bear with my erratic poem structures… Intuition What am I passionate about? What is it I can remember? What makes me different to the rest … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment


Even though we are friends, I feel pressure, Maybe it’s tension How do my feelings get lost in word? for no word comes to light only feeling… only action can … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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