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A Shared World, by Tracy Cochran

A Shared World, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranMay 1, 201418 min read

Therefore, Ananda, be islands unto yourselves, refuges unto yourselves….” As he lay dying, the Buddha gave this advice to his beloved cousin and disciple Ananda. I thought of it as…

The Unfinished Painting, by Mark Nepo

The Unfinished Painting, by Mark Nepo

Mark NepoJan 18, 20168 min read

Lascaux Cave Paintings, ca. 15,000 BC Dreams and art are the smoke signals connecting the one tribe over time. Stories and myths do the same. Often…





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