Blood Red Bow

The devious quest begins with a single promise A promise wrapped in a blood red bow The promise of eternal sunshine An understanding so deep that you are whisked to your feet Forgetting the hazy reality of life itself and its unpredictable motions Further believing that you are one singular planet in a vast.... Click on the title to read the full poem.

The Art of Happiness (His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler)

This book makes an important distinction between happiness and joy indicating that the latter creates a more positive state of mind than the former. This is the example used by his holiness: "The feeling of happiness is similar to a high, that can be felt during an event or when achieving a specific goal that we are pursuing, and therefore, happiness can feel like it is constantly eluding us. Thus the search for happiness can lead to long periods of resentment, frustration and low self esteem." Click on the title to read the full review.

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