Tag: Blogging

In the mood for pancakes?

Why don’t people think of eating some pancakes, honey and ice-cream for dinner instead of eating meat? I love being a vegetarian, however on occasion I’ve had to eat some meat. I don’t like it. Vegetarianism is way better. It’s ethical, it’s caring and…

As I was saying

Do you tune in to the Sky Business Channel on Foxtel? Why? Do you think they report well on business? For a while now, since the mining boom, which some say is over, we were all about trading iron ore and so forth with…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Six

Mayhem and Misery – Catastrophic Suffering Ignorance breeds confusion. When you lack discipline and a proper understanding of ethics, or turn away from the dharma, from the types of mental states and actions that hold one back from suffering, only disappointment and unhappiness, degradation…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Five

Grasping At A Self Of Person Running, terrified. Am I in hell? I told my parents to get a divorce, to sell their holiday house and farm. Now I have no money, no prospects. All signs of sanity have gone. This is what happened…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Four

Id Is Not AH What do you do when you are young and vulnerable, living under your parents control, when your mother has a nervous breakdown and you find her to be jealous of your attainments and ignorant of the true causes of suffering?…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Three

The Suffering Of Change It’s really shocking when you are young having to watch your parents fight. Even worse is when your parents lie to you about the nature of reality. If there is one thing I learnt from attending one of Melbourne’s most…

A review of Monday 7 June 2004

Monday 7th June, 2004 What can I talk about today?  Anne leaves for Port Douglas tomorrow, so she is busy packing and cleaning up in Noosa today. Christian and I just had dhal, rice, papadams and coca-cola for lunch. This afternoon I will go…

A Retrospective – Sunday 6 June 2004

Sunday 6 June, 2004 Here I am again.  11 am Sunday morning. Christian is at the discussion group and I am alone. I recited some Praises to Chenrezig to try and make myself feel a bit better.  May all my wishes quickly be fulfilled….

What happened on this day – Saturday June 5, 2004 from A Captains Logbook

His Holiness once said, if you live your life well, you get the opportunity to review it. Take a look and enjoy. Saturday June 5, 2004 Thinking about starting a journal. It’s Julia’s birthday today. Julia is thirty years old. I am thirty-five. Christian…

The One – The Lover and the Best Friend

I saw a movie several years ago. Three times. It’s called The Lincoln Lawyer. It struck some deep notes. In samsara, when you meet beauty, when you meet true love, things can go awry. This is a story about a young man, a wonderful…

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