When people ask what has helped me “stay positive” on my cancer journey, I should just quote Pema Chödrön. Continue reading Things Fall Apart
For months–well, years, to be honest–I’ve been meaning to visit West 11th Street Park. I felt some kind of neighborly, … Continue reading Life is a TARDIS
What we do, for good or ill, sends ripple effects through the lives of those around us and beyond. Our … Continue reading Sweeten the World Up
My wish for you is that you be free from suffering, anxiety, fear, sickness, emotional upheaval, discord, and financial obstacles. Continue reading “My wish for you”
Why do you want to meditate?
Meditation practice isn’t easy. It goes against the grain of our habitual patterns. So it is very important to be clear with yourself: why do you want to sit still, doing nothing? Continue reading “Finding your motivation for meditation”
It’s time to refresh—my attitude, my feeling of connection, this blog—you name it.
I started the morning early. I sat my butt on my meditation cushion for a few minutes, connecting with being … Continue reading Start fresh
There are several meanings of the phrase “no time like the present.” Conventionally, it means “do it now.” While you’re … Continue reading No time like the present
Hello, friends. Take a moment to stop all activity. Breathe. Feel the ground under your feet. Open your senses. I’m … Continue reading The beauty of pausing
Putting aside for a moment the question of why giving can’t apply to every season… I’ve been touched in a … Continue reading The season of giving