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By |2020-02-11T15:34:04+00:00February 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

It's summer time here in the U.S. which means we can a little bit lighter in spirit, at least that's what we most of us would like to be the case!

Light Reading

By |2019-10-06T21:13:15+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

It's summer time here in the U.S. which means we can a little bit lighter in spirit, at least that's what we most of us would like to be the case!

Begin at the beginning, end at the end.

By |2019-04-12T22:43:09+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Begin at the beginning, end at the end refers to a very practical and straight foward practice that I recommend to everyone. (excerpt by Norman Fischer, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings of the Practice of Lojong, Shambhala Publications Inc., 2013)

Like a Bowl

By |2019-04-12T22:54:18+00:00September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What would it be like to receive whatever was given and not reject, close down or desire more? I’ve been imagining how to be more like this by imagining myself as a bowl. Either simply by picturing myself as [...]

Loosening the Grip/Try a Little Tenderness

By |2014-08-20T16:02:49+00:00August 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Here's what I have come to know as a fairly universal contemporary problem - many of us are a bit too tough on ourselves. We criticize our looks, our thoughts and emotions, our progress on the spiritual path, our practice quantity and quality. And, the fact is, that it's not helpful!

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