Archives for 2012

May the work we undertake today be for the benefit of all beings

A friend sent me this quote from Tricycle. “Dharma is not about credentials. It’s not about how many practices you’ve done, or how peaceful you can make your mind. It’s not about being in a community where you feel safe or enjoying the cachet of being a ‘Buddhist.’ It’s not even about accumulating teachings, empowerments, […]

“As human beings, not only do we seek resolution, but we also feel that we deserve resolution. However, not only do we not deserve resolution, we suffer from resolution. We don’t deserve resolution; we deserve something better than that. We deserve our birthright, which is the middle way, an open state of mind that can […]

a summer afternoon yellow curtains fluttering a gentle grey as the sun slid quietly behind a cloud that time you stood feet planted, unwavering in the galeforce rage feeling small your heart aching impotent to please her unable to leave her to self-destruct