pretty this and that

09/14/2021 0 By BuddyCushman

Bruce Springsteen has a line in one of his songs which goes, “Man the dope is that there’s still hope.” I’ve always dug that.

Pema Chodron, Buddhist nun, suggests giving up hope is part of the pathway to end suffering. This is it – right here, right now. Hoping is wishing and wishing is grasping and grasping is very clearly a pathway to suffering. I get it.

It’s Tuesday. I’m soon off to work with a couple of pretty remarkable young people. I’m planning to bring the best me to share. Like, as a channel. Sure hope I do.

I’m a writer and an artist. Not too much writing and very little arting these days. Dreams of more, to be sure, which I guess may be another word for you know what.

I’m pretty much me – right here and right now – though, which is pretty good