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

Poetry

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

Encouragement

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

Intuition

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

Thirst

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