How Worldly Comforts Can Affect Your Spirituality
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How Worldly Comforts Can Affect Your Spirituality

On the very first day of September, I boarded a flight from Kingston, Jamaica heading back to Yakutsk.  Two days later, after three flights and a long layover in Moscow during which I did nothing significant, I finally arrived back in Yakutsk to a wonderful welcome from my colleagues and from the weather. Before I …

Being Black In New York City – My Story Of Visiting The City
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Being Black In New York City – My Story Of Visiting The City

I love living in a place where my skin colour doesn’t matter and, in fact, is a source of fascination. People stare at me quite a bit when I’m out and about but they’re almost always respectful.  The rare idiot pops up from time to time but most people are welcoming and are obviously just …

How Visiting Lake Baikal Is An Incredible Spiritual Experience
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How Visiting Lake Baikal Is An Incredible Spiritual Experience

Failed again at the loving people thing. Uuuugggghhh.  I’m a little bit sick of myself with this thing, to tell you the truth.  My breakthrough can’t come soon enough. The weekend after my camping trip to Amga, I visited an ice field, again on the other side of the river.  It was a day trip …