We Are All Alone Together

“When outer borders are being closed we can begin again to open up our inner borders. And the borders we have built between the inner and outer world. We can devote ourselves again to the feminine wisdom inside of all of us that shows us how to communicate, to be in

We Are All Alone Together2020-03-23T17:24:42+00:00

Words of Wisdom for March 17, 2020

May God give you. . . For every storm a rainbow, for every tear a smile, for every care a promise, and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a faithful friend to share, for every sigh a sweet song, and an answer for each prayer.  ~An

Words of Wisdom for March 17, 20202020-03-18T12:55:31+00:00

Words of Wisdom for March 3, 2020

"Whatever you are doing, look constantly into the mirror of your mind and check whether your motive is for yourself or for others. Gradually you will develop the ability to master your mind in all circumstances; and by following in the footsteps of the accomplished masters of the past, you

Words of Wisdom for March 3, 20202020-03-18T13:08:21+00:00

Words of Wisdom for February 25, 2020

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. ~ Thomas Merton

Words of Wisdom for February 25, 20202020-03-01T15:30:14+00:00

Words of Wisdom for February 18, 2020

  “Wisdom, which includes skillful action, arises when we can hold our views lightly and continue to question the basic assumptions that underlie our truths.” ~ Brandon Dean Lamson

Words of Wisdom for February 18, 20202020-02-24T13:57:36+00:00

Wake Up, Come Alive and Stick Together

Some of my bestest and smartestest, committed  64-72 year old friends, thinkers  and activists "as a cohort of like-minded spirits", have decided not to retire--from their important and impactful roles in society-- for another 5 years, at least till the Trump era is over, although some have been slowing down,

Wake Up, Come Alive and Stick Together2019-10-21T21:44:30+00:00

Gratitude Is My Favorite Prayer

Recently at a small core sangha Sunday gathering at my home, a long-time Dzogchen Dharma student shared his current elder-thoughts on pride and gratitude. While his message was simple, I was struck by the enormity of its meaning and how easily, in our day to day being, we forget to be thankful and appreciate all who've been part of our

Gratitude Is My Favorite Prayer2020-02-14T21:17:25+00:00