The Buddhist teaching of Wise Effort is even more important during a pandemic.
As we look at the aspects of the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path, at first glance Wise Effort seems the easiest
The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path is an excellent tool to investigate what’s up in your life at this moment. ‘Why
While meditating before giving my dharma talk I noticed that when I over-effort — striving and straining, trying to get
Imagine a bird soaring in the sky, held aloft by the air currents. Spacious effort is like that. Out of
Yesterday in class we had more discussion of metta (loving-kindness.) One student talked about how she had a difficult family
Right Effort brings joy and ease. If after meditation we feel neither joy nor ease, then we have not exerted
Reconnect with your earliest teacher in nature to find your way to help save the planet.
On retreat at Spirit Rock in the dark of an autumn morning, I woke to the ring of the bell
I woke Thursday morning to a strange sound. It was coming from the bathroom skylight. Was it a drone? A