Tag Archives: mantra

I love writing on the blackboard!

Not a white board. Not a green board. It has to be a black board. And the board has to be super clean. Not erased with a lot of chalk residue and pentimento all over it. There is something so … Continue reading

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Overlapping of the mala and the bracelet

The mala I wear now was given to me by a Buddhist priest who happened to be the brother of my son’s “J” mom (self-appointed Japanese “mom”) in Japan. We visited her brother’s Pure Land Temple in Satsumasendai and toured … Continue reading

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