ALANDA GREEN and her husband are on a pilgrimage to visit the Buddhist temples that date back to the 8th century on the island of Shikoku in Japan. The journey is as much about learning to let go of expectations and maintaining harmony as it is about visiting the temples! Sustaining the Pilgrimage A few words on the side bar of a guide map reassure me: “It doesn’t matter where you begin the pilgrimage. It only matters that you take the first step.” Presumably, it matters that I take the second step......
A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY RAJESH MENON is a photographer from Delhi, who specializes in images from nature. Here he shares some of the beautiful birds of Kanha Shanti Vanam, the 1,300 acre property near Hyderabad,...Read More
A PHOTO ESSAY ALEXANDER SOHL was born and raised on Vashon Island, in Puget Sound, Washington State, USA. He works every day to expose the beauty of nature and the thoughtfulness of its landscape....Read More
SIMONNE HOLM is a photographer and plant-based cooking and lifestyle coach. Here she shares one of her alkaline food recipes for healthy living. Simmone specializes in alkaline diets, and has published the book, How...Read More
ALANDA GREENE explores the topic of perception, through her experience of picking raspberries in the garden, and understanding the importance of looking at life and situations from different angles. I pick thoroughly and am...Read More
AN ART ESSAY BRIGITTE SMITH was a refugee as a child, so the questions of why and whereto came with a certain urgency. She was educated at art school in Germany and has taught...Read More
DR. ICHAK ADIZES explores the qualities of a successful marriage, especially the vital roles of laughter and humor. I have been observing long-term marriages that seem to be happy marriages, and wondering what it...Read More