Diamond-Being

“Shine bright like a diamond.”  That line is repeated over and over again by Rihanna in her song, “Diamonds.”  Something about the repeated injunction  to perform an act of unbreakable iridescence strikes me as profoundly beautiful and inspired, hinting at some deep source of inspiration that lies dormant in our average and ordinary experiences.   “We’re beautiful like diamondsContinue reading “Diamond-Being”

Misleading Titles: Foxes, Ecstasy, Laundry

“I have been watching Fox News for hours now, and I have not seen one story about foxes.” –Russell Brand That’s an astute observation from Russell Brand.  “Fox News” is definitely a misleading name.  What about the foxes themselves?  Similarly, I was disappointed to read Jack Kornfield’s After the Ecstasy the Laundry.  That book isContinue reading “Misleading Titles: Foxes, Ecstasy, Laundry”