What is “Energy Healing?”

“My own awareness of mind suffices for all the books and teachings.” Milarepa This is a longer version of a post on “Energy Healing” that I wrote one year ago.  After more than half a lifetime of studying and practicing acupuncture and allied healing modalities, it felt like the right time to write my own […]

Light at the End of the Tunnel – A Healing Journey

Two and a half weeks ago, I had a total knee replacement here in Hualien, Taiwan where I continue to recover day by day. I feel grateful in this moment for so many reasons: I’m still alive and life offers endless opportunity to learn and grow, to make a difference in the world, and to […]

This Cup is Already Broken – the wisdom of letting go

Family support is a precious jewel. How am I so fortunate? When I developed a severe arthritis flare up in my left knee on January 2, I was sent home from the ER with a prescription for analgesics and a referral to Swedish Orthopedic Institute. The PA there looked at my x-rays and told me […]

December in Taiwan – Journey to Snow Mountain

Travel is many things. An opportunity to see oneself reflected in the mirror of another culture, immersed in the verbal ocean of another language; and an opportunity to be with loved ones.  We live in a time of climate emergency, fueled by human caused carbon emissions which are due in no small part to jet […]

Ingalls Lake – October 8

What a magical place. Some lament the increasingly crowded trails, though on the flip side, it is good to see so many people connecting with nature. We took a side trip that added an extra 2 miles and 1500 feet of vertical climbing and saw very few people until reaching the lake, though please use […]

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