Practice is all well and good, enriching, inspiring – even often a compass for navigating day to day challenges. Then one fine day, we get blindsided – boom – by something excruciating. We’re left with a whole gamut of emotions … Continue reading →
My friend Ruth asked me why I thought it was that she doesn’t like to meditate…Continue reading →
Looking out at the green wadi of Ein Hod at a recent day of mindfulness, I felt my long-standing preoccupation with faith nudge me once again.
My friend and teacher Shelagh walks a sacred path every morning. Actually, her path is about 30 meters long, from her apartment building door down a walkway with hedges on either side, to the stairs that exit the complex. But for Shelagh this is one of her most meaningful practices.Continue reading →
One of my favorite practices is to go back to a basic instruction given by the Buddha or Thay — one I have heard many times — and investigate whether it resonates something different or deeper in me this time round.Continue reading →