#ForAFutureToBePossible: Voter Lookup

Here I borrow the title of Thich Nhat Hanh’s book as a reminder of the power of each vote holds and its impact–near, far, and wide into the future. As we arrive at the voting booth tomorrow, may we all pause to reflect on the history we have inherited from past political actions (invested as they are with our…

embodied practice: “taking refuge in the island of self”

breathing in, i go back to the island of myself. there are beautiful trees there is water, there are birds, there is sunshine and fresh air. breathing out, i feel safe. ~thich nhat hanh Nothing To Do, Nowhere To Go: Waking Up To Who You Are zen in motion: as a mountain, exalted, resilient, uplifted, half…

embodied practice: a perspective on “engaged” buddhism

It is hard to define engaged Buddhism. But I think it has to do with a willingness to see how deeply people suffer; to understand how we have fashioned whole systems of suffering out of gender, race, caste, class, ability, and so on; and to know that interdependently and individually we co-create this suffering… Some…