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Corona Grief

What is grief, really? We know we feel it when someone we love dies. We feel bereft in a world that no longer contains their physical...

Our Spiritual Selves

As we wait out the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, we’re naturally focusing on our physical needs: food, shelter, livelihood,...

Boredom Sets In

We resist boredom with every fiber of our beings. Having our usual entertainments removed – positive or negative – we’re stuck with our...

Everything Changes

When Buddhist teachers are asked to sum up the essence of their tradition in one word or phrase, the most common response is, “Everything...

Retreat Instructions Part 1: Entering In

I’ve spent a lot of time in solitary and group retreats. As these corona days go by, I’ve been surprised to notice some things happening...

Practicing Kindness During Catastrophes

I heard on a podcast the other day that the reason the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 faded so mysteriously from our collective memory is...

Love In the Time of Corona

Dear friends, This is the first in what I plan to be a weekly blog about mindfulness. I had one ready to post today, but, waking up this...