Nothing is born, nothing dies. Nothing to hold on to, nothing to release. Samsara is nirvana. There is nothing to attain. When we realize that afflictions are no other than enlightenment, We can ride the waves of birth and death in peace, Traveling in the boat of compassion on the ocean of delusion, Smiling the smile of nonfear. -- Thich Nhat Hanh You can tell … [Read more...]
About Laura Johnson
Laura Johnson, PhD, is a geography lecturer, freelance writer, yoga teacher, and community activist. She lives with her partner in Eureka, CA, where they are building a permaculture homestead, operating a cottage food business, and cohabiting with their two dogs and two cats. Her recent work has appeared in Taproot; LionsRoar.com; the Journal of Wild Culture; resilience.org, and Permaculture Women Magazine.