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Category Archives: Tibet
Share I didn’t really have much of a community growing up. I lived outside of a town, and there were people in that town of course, but my family was isolated from any real sense of connection to most people … Continue reading
My heart had opened up, and I began to see that I too belonged here, was at home here. I too was connected here. My joy at this knowledge was immeasurable.
The rupture of space/time around architecture feels uncomfortable to us, as it does with “fast food” and cheap clothes, cheap furniture, and surface friendships. I would assert that we, as human beings, seek emotional complexity around most of what we do. This emotional complexity builds maps for us, memories, stories…and this is the stuff that we are made of.
He was showing us, the rare foreigners who had come so far to visit him, his treasure. And in this place, all I could look at was his shirt. “Ski Gatlinburg.”