While I was browsing the bookstore with my good friend, an old Indian guy approached us and asked us if we knew about Taoism. He was very well-dressed, and it seemed like he was browsing the philosophy section, chanced upon two girls by the New Age section and decided to talk to us. I wasn’t … More The Quest for Truth
I may think love destroys me but it is love that sets me free. Somewhere Nowhere In My Kingdom: Volume 2 Somewhere Nowhere In My Kingdom is back with another issue! In Volume 2, you will find a collection of seven poems on the theme of love packed together with a visual punch. As usual, … More SNIK Poetry: A Valentine’s Special
Public inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada… Propose a new agreement to protect our oceans… Canada Post: don’t end home delivery… Minister Alexander: Let the Pusuma family stay in Canada… Stop puppy mills and prohibit the sale of household pets… Malala: Stand with me and the Nigerian girls… One click to join these … More Cyber Activism
When you’re young, you are the centre of the universe. You dream big things; you expect grand things, and your heart shatters so fiercely when the world fails you. Eventually you learn that many things are beyond your control. You learn to perceive reality with better clarity and wisdom, you learn to accept people as … More When you’re young
Not even Superman is immune from flaw. We all have our kryptonites, a source of weakness that strips us bare and leaves us vulnerable. Mine is that I live in my own world for long periods at a time and I’m scared to go out. It’s a hard thing to say, but it’s true. The … More Inner Knowing vs Practical Doing [Part Two]
I know I never got around to Inner Knowing vs Practical Doing [Part Two]…but here is a piece of news deserving this interrupted space. The first issue of my magazine, Somewhere Nowhere In My Kingdom, is now available via Joomag!! Click here for the first issue!! Somewhere Nowhere In My Kingdom Vol. 1: I dream, … More First issue of magazine “I dream, therefore I become” now available!! :D
It’s funny how I always find myself back at the beginning. I started my spiritual path as a Buddhist and Taoist, which gradually evolved into New Age Spirituality, and eventually Eclectic Paganism–but it always game back Buddha’s Middle Way. Well, actually, I wouldn’t say it’s a strictly Buddhist thing–the essential philosophy of Middle Way is that of balance, or … More Inner Knowing vs Practical Doing [Part One]
The problem with racial slurs is that speaking them gives them both presence and existence, while not speaking of them seems to be some kind of negligence. So which one is better? Is there a solution to this conundrum? Or is there a lesser evil? And what about racist jokes? While self-deprecating humour provides an … More To racial slur or not to racial slur?