Boating across Sesan River in Cambodia
MR: Why does South Indian food taste better when you eat it with your fingers?
From Tyler Cowen: I can think of three reasons. First, there is a placebo effect. For the Westerner/outsider, eating with your fingers seems exotic. For (many, not all) South Asians, eating with your fingers brings back memories of family and comfort foods. Second, your fingers are highly versatile and they are often the best implements […]
5 Things To Do in Bali
Via (Eye and Pen) 1. Go To Ubud- Yes, Ubud is touristy, but that is also where I found most of the healers to be. It’s also where I found other like-minded spiritual seekers to be. It was nice to find a community of people to be around who I could talk about the deeper things […]
Henri Nouwen on Patience
“Patience is a hard discipline. It is not just waiting until something happens over which we have no control: the arrival of the bus, the end of the rain, the return of a friend, the resolution of a conflict. Patience is not a waiting passivity until someone else does something. Patience asks us to live […]