New Zealand-Rotorua-It's a lovely, intriguing city that has bubbling mud geysers, the Maori cultural center (whose people taught us the Haka war chant) and the air reeks of sulfur. New Zealand is the most beautiful, diverse country on earth.
Don't be so hard on yourself. You did what you found in yourself to do best in that moment. You went to deep and diverse places, came up with the best that you could provide to preserve your well-being. Stop blaming yourself. Don't bear regret for things you had little control over. - Susan Frybort
San Francisco Zen Center was established in 1962 by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and his American students. Suzuki Roshi is known to countless readers as the author of the modern spiritual classic, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind.
Bali is a magical place that offers visitors a diverse landscape of mountains, beaches, gorgeous green rice fields, tropical forests, waterfalls, and volcanoes. Community and spirituality are integral to the Balinese people. There are over 20,000 temples on the island, and everywhere you turn you’ll spot women making small offerings of bright colored flowers, food, and incense …