Tame Bear on May 10th, 2018

We put our dear cat Whidbey down last week, after a long drawn out illness. Now I have this tube of ashes and a few tufts of fur to bury later. She was my favorite of all the cats, and has been with us for 17 years. Born in our backyard. Sister to Gretel who […]

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Tame Bear on October 19th, 2011

God looks out upon the world from all the eyes of all the creatures therein. To see as God sees, regard every creature as the body of God. ~Tame Bear Our dear cat Duncan died several months ago, on May 26, 2011. His ashes still sit on the side table in the living room, waiting to be buried, […]

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Tame Bear on January 9th, 2010

I am greatly indebted to Alan Watts for introducing me to many new ideas in Oriental Philosophy — eastern religious and spiritual thought. Through listening to the “Alan Watts Podcast” I’ve learned a great deal about Buddhism, Hinduism, Zen, and  Taoism; and I am arriving at a new understanding about concepts such as the ego, […]

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