Bamboo Fountains for better Feng Shui in 2022

Bamboo Fountains for better Feng Shui in 2022

Maybe I just watched too much Gilligan’s Island as a kid, but there’s something about being surrounded by bamboo that I find very relaxing. Whether it’s a thriving bamboo garden, an attractive arrangement of lucky bamboo, or a tasteful piece of...
Bamboo Poetry: Haiku and other lyrical language

Bamboo Poetry: Haiku and other lyrical language

Note: This article first published in January 2015, revised with fresh material in 2021. Bamboo is a plant like no other. Due to its size and stature, some call it a tree. In fact, botanists say it’s a grass. It’s strong, it’s flexible, it’s...
Zen Parable 25: The Magician and the Prince

Zen Parable 25: The Magician and the Prince

The following story, or fairy tale, comes to us from the great British novelist, John Fowles. I’ve adapted the story with some amount of poetic license, from one of my favorite novels, The Magus. “The Magician and the Prince”, like most fairy tales,...