In Zen training we start with The Search for Ox, the Ox being our true nature. With diligent practice over time, we move through stages that lead to an enlightened return. Examining the evolution of Zen training is essential when we think about how a commitment to mindfulness meditation can positively influence society and encourage … Continue reading How Do We Return to Society?
I’m staying at another house. Moving from place to place seems to mark my current reality. In this wandering, my awareness of space increases and also my perception of home and refuge. Displacement elicits all kinds of emotion and there is insight into adapting and tolerating ambiguity. When you’re faced with a gap in life … Continue reading Refuge and Crafting Space
While the stock market tumults, I study things up close like the black and orange caterpillar that crosses my path. How does a caterpillar survive this uneven terrain I wonder? The war and torture in Ukraine continue while I step out firmly on wet soil. I listen to the tall pines sway and watch the … Continue reading Seeing the Forest
The following is a transcendental guided meditation experience. It offers you a sound journey designed to move your attention inward so the mind can settle into its natural quiet state. This meditation is a powerful tool if you want to deepen your experience of love, intimacy, and openness in your life. It aims at unblocking … Continue reading Intimacy