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Below you will find a list of articles I have written. Articles are a way for me to articulate and get more clarity on the ideas, concepts and insights I’m working with at any point in time. While they may have been provoked by my training in the Da Xuan tradition, they do not always accurately reflect the tradition’s perspective on any given topic but rather my own attempt to make sense of what I’m experiencing. I do not tend to go back and update articles so they are only a representation of my position at the particular time of writing.  I hope my writing is of some use to you, please enjoy the articles and feel free to drop me a message if you would like to chat about any or all of the topics contained within!

We live in a demanding time and culture.  I don’t mean demanding as in “difficult for us”, although that is quite true as well, but rather I mean to say that we are constantly demanding that things be a certain way. Another way to put this is that we like to impose our ideas upon basically every aspect of the world. I could very easily launch into commentary and analysis of our culture here but that has been done to death already and I’m much more interested in a more immediate, intimate piece of the world that we can actually (...continue reading)