Andrew Furst

Eric Swanson Review of Clouds Tell Us is Out – 5 Stars

Posted by in Books, Clouds Tell Us, Writings

Eric Swanson, co-Author of the New York Times bestseller The Joy of Living, Joyful Wisdom, and Open Heart, Open Mind delivered a review of Clouds Tell Us. If you haven’t purchased a copy yet, please click on the images below to get your copy at Amazon. Here is the Eric Swanson Review: Clouds Tell Us is a collection of poetry exploring the intersection of nature and our humanity. What does it mean to be awake? What is it like to actually be alive? Could anything be more important than being awake for life?…read more

Patience? – Say What?

Posted by in Cartoons, Say What?

If you enjoyed this post,  please like and share. Say What?  is an ongoing series of laconic exchanges on Buddhism in the format of a comic strip.  Dialectic Two Step, Modern Koans, Verse Us, Say What?, and Minute Meditations all copyright Andrew Furst Subscribe to My NewsletterJoin me for a little peace through reflection, art, video, sound, and poetry

What If We All Suddenly Knew The Answers? – Modern Koans

Posted by in Modern Koans, Writings

Question: Every person seeks out the truth and answers in life. What would happen if everyone was suddenly enlightened with the truth and answers? My response: All the questions and problems would change. Just like any other day. Has having the right answer today made a problem go away tomorrow or prevented new problems from rearing their heads? Think about a recovering alcoholic. They work hard, get their feet back on the ground. They find an approach, some truth, that helps them navigate life while avoiding their addiction. But on any given day, they can fall…read more

Chapel Falls – A Two Minute Meditation

Posted by in iPhoneography, Meditation Videos, Meditations, Waterfalls

This is the final stop on a series of waterfall shoots I made the first weekend in March out in Western Massachusetts. After unsuccessfully attempting to reach Tannery Falls, I meandered over to Ashfield to see Chapel Falls. A few years ago, I was in conversations with a headhunter about a job at Crane Paper in Pittsfield.  They are the company that produces the paper for US currency.  Some friends were recommending places to live and the prime candidate was Ashfield.  My hour in this lovely little town quickly validated that recommendation.  I…read more

Keeping The Lights On – Patreon Rewards

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I wanted to remind folks about the opportunity to earn Patreon Rewards for making micro-contributions to support my work here on the web and beyond.  Patreon is a new way to pay your favorite creators for making the stuff you love. Here’s a short 3 minute video to learn more.  Watch it or head on over to Patreon to make a contribution. I’m just working on keeping the lights on. So, please, if you enjoy what I offer, take refuge in a meditation, benefit from what I teach, find inspiration in something I write,…read more