When we’re fighting each other, it’s because we can’t see each other as intrinsically interconnected expressions of life. Instead, we focus on our perceived differences and weave threads of assumptions, opinions, projections, stereotypes, etc. into thought veils that blind us.
Twenty-six hundred years ago, under a tree, a seeker named Siddhartha Gautama sat in meditation, determined not to stop meditating
Yay! My short story The Homecoming is in the Fall 2018 issue of the Birdland Journal, an online publication that celebrates
Imagine those twelve Thai boys meditating in a cave not knowing when or if they would be rescued. Now imagine
Whatever is going on in your life right now, if you really pay attention, you will see that it is
Developing a meditation practice may feel like another chore to do, like taking out the garbage or cleaning the kitchen.
Despair is in the air this season, coming to the end of a year full of disasters, nuclear brinkmanship and
Recent revelations about the extent of sexual harassment in the workplace have been met by a powerful social media response
In the last few posts of my dharma talks we have been looking at the Brahma-viharas, spacious mind-states where we
Envy makes us feel like we’re on the outside looking in, that we don’t belong, that there’s something wrong with