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Mandala Making on the Web

In the 2014 excerpt from my journal “Climbing Bryan’s Mountain,” I commented on the Buddhist ritual of sand mandalas as a symbol of the beauty and impermanence of life.  After days of patiently using colored sand to build the mandala’s elaborate … Continue reading

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Climbing Bryan’s Mountain, 2014

This post is part of a series consisting of excerpts from a journal I keep reflecting on loss, healing, change, and other adventures, usually during the few summer weeks I spend in Sedona, AZ.  Links to the LEAD POST and to Emmanuel House—an organization founded by … Continue reading

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