The questions that we ask define the paths that we take. And what marvelous paths they can be; so reflects Bruce Kirkby, travel adventurer. The video of his paddle boarding trip from Vancouver to Victoria is not just rich in natural beauty – endless ocean, wind-churned clouds, brilliant sunsets, rugged island cliffs – but it […]Read more "Oh, the places you’ll go"
Would you write something about being a male feminist, an anti-violence ally or social justice advocate, she asked. I can do that I say and we part ways. A strange feeling overcomes me, her question stirring up thoughts that have been my travel companions for a while now. The lecture I had been absorbed […]Read more "Aloha is the intelligence with which we meet life"
The thing about growing older is that you become acutely, sometimes painfully, aware of life’s ever changing character. An impermanence pervades all things. Buddhism invokes the flow of a river where nothing is ever static and all in nature must follow the laws of flow and transformation. “The river is everywhere” Hermann Hesse wrote in […]Read more "Education as a Gift"