What are we here for?

I recently watched an excellent Chinese TV fantasy drama called Love Between Fairy and Devil, or Cang Lan Jue (‘Separation of Cang and Orchid’). If you haven’t heard of it – it’s hugely popular in China and very popular overseas, airing back in August – it’s a truly beautiful, wonderfully-produced show with a great story, … Continue reading What are we here for?

Now v. Then

As I’ve mentioned, I’ve been struggling recently (again, again) with the huge and yawning gap between who I am and who I want to be. And the difficulty isn’t just about those nice spiritual characteristics one wants to have to be a ‘good’ person, but everything – everything… including the seeming impossibility of any path … Continue reading Now v. Then