WoodMoor Village, "Making Love with Hafiz":
An optimistic slant on existentialism is found in this post. The author lauds the poet Hafiz for his perspective on life as a "chance to express...love."
A Quiet Watercourse, Go easy on yourself
This lesson from Richard on the importance of compassion for the self is always timely.
Tricycle Blog, Zen and the Art of Celebrity Prison Stays
...as the Tathagathagarbha Sutra tells us, the Buddha mind is alive within everyone, even the most seemingly superficial of people.