Off the Beaten Path in China:Part 4

Su Shi, Su Dongpo, transformed himself through meditation. He wrote his final poetry while sitting in his final home amongst the sugar palms.

Recipe for Joy in Life’s Berry Patch

A somewhat satirical extended metaphor Some of the sweetest berries grow among the sharpest thorns. – Gaelic Proverb Life is like a berry patch The thick brambles of challenges Can seem like impenetrable obstacles Though the passage requires effort Take mindful steps Discover the way forward Prickly sorrowful thorns abound While wounds of disappointment And […]