Noble Truth

  If I were to condense my frustrations into a sutra I might use, this human birth don’t suit ya, or maybe, I think therefore I suffer, or how about, meditation means removing the buffer –   you can take one or all of them as I go on flipping through happiness and pain like …

From Darkness to Light Day 30 by Crystal Gamet

Free Fallin’ by Crystal Gamet of Redneck, AIDS Orphan, Survivor   I don’t remember the exact moment that I realized this was it. I don’t know what made this different than all of the other times that my mom got sick. I guess her AIDS was progressing and her blood counts were way too low …

On Living and Dying Day 28 by Soul Seeker

The New Arrivals  by Soul Seeker of A Peek Within   They were 4 teensy weensy new arrivals in our community. I often saw them together when I took my dog for a walk. They would all be there, with that petrified look in their eyes. All curled up together one upon another in the …

On Living and Dying Day 1 by Chaitanya Poole

To Fear or To Fly by Chaitanya Poole   I used to take flying for granted, 35,000 feet in the air and nothing to do but relax. Then, on a trip from Singapore to India, just as the flight crew were in the process of picking up the lunch dishes, the plane shook violently and …