#156: “I wish I knew how this will turn out...”
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How do I cultivate a pattern of living without fear?
- Feb 15
Switching Gears: Picture Book
Moving from the adult collection to the children's picture book
- Feb 7
#153: “After all you've been through...”
How do we recommit ourselves to love after suffering?
- Feb 2
#152: “Attention is the rarest...”
Who or what do we give or undivided attention? These days it might be our screens.
- Jan 24
#151: “Do you think everyone deserves…”
“The benefit of the doubt” in most cases, implies that a person or a situation is less than trustworthy, that based on our past...
- Jan 18
#150: "What do you think is in store..."
Happy Lunar New Year! The lunar year is celebrated in Taiwan and many parts of Asia on the second new moon after the December (often...
- Jan 5
#149: "The connections we make in the course of a life..."
There's a Zen perspective that even if there is an eternal afterlife either in Heaven or in Hell, by attaining enlightenment in our...
- Jan 3
The Banyan and World Wildlife Fund to receive store proceeds
Last month, I made the decision to divide and donate my portion of the Oxherd Boy store proceeds from 2022 to two charities. After...
- Dec 30, 2022
#148: "What's your favorite memory..."
In my family, I'm often teased for not remembering things that most people would consider important, while simultaneously recalling very...
- Dec 21, 2022
#147: "Rabbit says I need to be a dutiful grandson..."
In many ways, all around the world, no matter where or who we are, people are born into a societal, group, and family narrative and...
- Dec 15, 2022
#146: "Everyone thinks they have the best dog..."
Albert Camus said, "Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is." There is always something else to do, some other way to act...
- Dec 13, 2022
Done! First book completed?
Last week, I finished the first book, THE OXHERD BOY! It feels a little weird to put a stake in the ground and say, "This is done," when...
- Dec 7, 2022
#145: "I have done some things, thought many thoughts..."
I've noticed in my son a strong development of conscience over the last two years. I recognize in him many feelings of anguish that I...
- Dec 1, 2022
#144: "Sometimes it feels like I don't know..."
I've been re-reading some of Pema Chödrön's book, When Things Fall Apart, and so much is still so relevant in today's chaotic and...
- Nov 20, 2022
New Editor Transition
My editor for The Oxherd Boy book for adults will retire at the end of the year. This is a bittersweet transition, because Lindley was...
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