“Attachment is a residue of pleasant experience. Aversion is a residue of suffering.” – Patanjali, The Yoga-Sutra.
I have the broken off tip of a number 2 pencil in a test tube on my desk. It’s 7.5 mm long and for the last 21 years it’s been buried under the skin of my left forearm. I had it brought to the light of day on the 20th anniversary of the death of the person who put it there, my younger brother Patrick. Read more »