In the dojo, aim for truth. At home, aim for harmony. At work, aim for progress. Among friends, aim for trust. In the world, aim for sincerity. (Zen Bow, Zen Arrow)
The instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. (Buddhist proverb)
Today's archive find and addition is from a desert hike in January 2013. My friend Hans I were trotting back on an old path above the Palm Wash canyons. Earlier, we had enjoyed a walk inside the slot canyons (some of those photos are here: Curved Walls) and now we were on the way back … Continue reading Palm Wash Slot Canyon from Above
Red Hill - reclaiming mental space on a short & easy solo desert hike.
Thanks to the unusual cold weather we had in the second half of May, I was able to get another desert hike in! I went to the Coyote Mountains Wilderness once more and the area called "Domelands" - if I had to pick one single favorite place in "our" desert here (east of San Diego), … Continue reading Desert Clouds