Mindfulness Meditation Driving

Meeting Your Mind Head On: Mindfulness, Driving and a Weeklong Meditation Retreat

I’ve come to realize that the act of driving is where I crash into all my attempts to be compassionate and full of equanimity toward my fellow humans. It’s where I drive head on into society’s speediness and aggression, its indifference to others, as well as my own impatience and judgmental nature. It’s when I … Continue 

A Day of Service

There were three UPS trucks parked on the sidewalk, rapidly filling up with donations. Cars were double-parked, quickly loading up with supplies and people. Volunteers moved fast, urging onlookers to keep the walkways clear. I stood on the edge of this sea of activity, reached into my bag, and pulled out a hastily scribbled sign: … Continue