Dec 13, 2018 Dear E., I find it challenging to come up with a precise subject line for my letters, as I used to do 🙂 . Things happened in a few days are organically connected in the flow of life, but they don't necessarily have a prominent theme. By "Urban-Rural Bridge", I meant to … Continue reading HD-26: Urban-Rural Bridge
Dec 9, 2019 Dear E., It made my day hearing back from you! I enjoyed very much reading your equally long update. As you suggested, we could try more frequent letters, and shorter ones probably 🙂 Indeed, it's convenient that each of us can now focus on our journey and we won't have to deal … Continue reading HD-22: the Quietest Weekend
Dec 6, 2018 Dear E., It's been almost three weeks since I updated you on my move to Hua Dao ecovillage on Nov 18. How have you been? I guess you have enjoyed the unplugged time from me 🙂 I have been thinking of you often. The process of moving and settling down became a convenient excuse … Continue reading HD-19: Long Overdue Catch-up from Hua Dao
What I will be sharing on the Letters page is my daily experience, learning and observation, as my life in a Chinese ecovillage unfolds. Each post would look like a letter to an imaginary loved one, "dear E.", who is on the other side of the planet and whom I cannot meet in person soon. … Continue reading About Letters
Nov 18, afternoon, I joined Hua Dao Ecovillage at last! (Hua Dao profile on Global Ecovillage Network, Hua Dao on Google map) Many things happened while I was quiet with blogging here. Joining Hua Dao is a leap of faith in many ways. But first and foremost, it's trust in the concept of "wholeness", that … Continue reading Joined Hua Dao Ecovillage!!
Sep 22, 2018 It's the last day of this EDE (Ecovillage Design Education) class. the Dwarf and the Giant's story At the beginning of this week, many of us voluntarily participated in "the Giant and the Dwarf" game, which continued through the week and the result was said to be uncovered only on the last … Continue reading Day 27 @EDE Class: Last Day, the Dwarf & the Giant’s Story, A New Journey Started
Sep 21, 2018 Before a new journey One day before the entire EDE class finished. I was feeling busier than usual. Other than classes and my own daily writing, there was a final group project, designing an ecovillage. All the groups should present on the last day. I got up a little after 4am and spent … Continue reading Day 26 @EDE Class: Socially Engaged Spirituality, “China Ecovillage Network”