At the Edge of the Old World

Burning red suns fall across a land of sand, colour and burgeoning hearts, where wild creatures tall as trees roam freely, the lion awaits, an oasis brings rest and peace, and the stars glow brightly in an ink-black sky. You are swallowed into another portal of culture – mesmerised by the colours of the world transforming before […]

via At the Edge of the Old World — Diary of an Aesthete


Something to consider for human service occupations

In The New York Times Magazine, Jon Mooallem has a moving profile of doctor B.J. Miller, a triple amputee since an accident in his sophomore year of college, who’s now developing something he’s calling The Center for Dying and Living.

via Near-Death Experience as Training to Care for the Dying — Longreads