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a sacred ego stomping

CHINA | Friday, 3 Mar 2006 | Views [2223]

I’m in the mood for a story. And this one is particularly good, because it *literally* stomps on any pride I’ve ever held in assuming myself a culturally sensitive individual. But having recognized that my heaviest burden is ego itself, I’ve come to ... Read more >

Tags: laughter, tibet

a spoon full of graciousness

CHINA | Wednesday, 27 Apr 2005 | Views [3167] | Comments [1]

I take a deep breath, hold it, and step into the dank room. (When the students ran into our shared room an hour earlier and exclaimed, “It’s the most foul thing we’ve ever seen in our lives!” I laughed. I’d heard the rumors of hell realms to be ... Read more >

Tags: food & eating, tibet

on top of the world

CHINA | Tuesday, 19 Apr 2005 | Views [1073]

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Tags: mountains, tibet

walking with Jesus and Buddha

CHINA | Saturday, 9 Apr 2005 | Views [3925] | Comments [4]

Once upon a time I fell in love with Christianity. I went to church twice a week and made the sign of the cross each time I went down on my knees. I memorized and repeated prayers as I counted through my rosary’s beads. I sang songs in the choir ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel, tibet

practitioner of Pilgrimism

CHINA | Wednesday, 6 Apr 2005 | Views [4171]

Out of meditation retreat and back to tracking the footsteps of the prophetic pilgrims themselves! An update is on the way. In the meantime, I thought I'd share my backpack book stack... The Secrets of Francis of Assisi: A Meditation by Christian ... Read more >

Tags: on the road, tibet

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