Tag Archives: Buddha

May their dear souls rest in peace

Yom Kippur is traditionally a time when the dead are remembered, and that inevitably leads us to think of our own mortality. When I was a child that part of the service terrified me, living as I did in constant … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Without a shell

Not long ago I had an accident in my car. I’d had a few minor collisions before, my fault or someone else’s, but this was worse. I was driving faster than usual down a narrow lane, and didn’t see the … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments