Meditation: Finding Contentment in Everyday Life

While discernment and gentleness are important, the heart of meditation practice is learning to be content with what is going on right now.

With Mindfulness Awareness Practice, It’s All in the Moment

Mindfulness-Awareness Practice provides us with the tools to reframe our world, no matter where we find ourselves.

All. In. This. Together. Sandy, The Elections, and Everything After

Last month, my dear friend, author, and generally awesome lady Susan Piver asked me to write something before Tuesday’s US elections about overcoming “Us vs Them” mentality. She wrote a great, thoughtful post here. If there was ever a collision of events to force a needed discussion of how to overcome “Us Vs Them” mentality, … Continue 

Feeling Inside: the Ordinary Experience of Being Alive

At a recent seminar, Sakyong Mipham, asked our group of meditators why we were sitting there thinking … about sitting there? What, he asked, were we feeling? Wasn’t that more to the point? It was an eye opening experience for me. I realized that as a student of meditation for twenty five years, perhaps I had … Continue