Tag: karma

Poem: Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

Autobiography In Five Short Chapters Chapter I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am hopeless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way

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Stepping Twice Into the River

I have a pesky habit of getting stuck in the past, of brooding over relationships and events, analyzing and wishing for a different outcome along the way. Sometimes, I find myself tête-à-tête with a particularly unsmooth shard from the past’s

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Five Big Questions on Karma and Buddhism

When I think of karma, it’s usually in the context of an ill-chosen word of mine, or an unskillful act, or a plain-and-simple, flat-out, bone-headed decision. Then there is the gnawing sense that it’s something that will come back to

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