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November 11, 2018

I am trying to see all aspects of my life this way. I am attempting to observe the innevitability of change in the same way I watch the summer bleed through the autumn leaves. It might not be my wish to start piling on layers and scraping the windshield of my car, but...

July 16, 2018

Our awakening is just the acceptance of what is right in front of us, without flinching or wincing at the sight of blemishes or bald spots. In fact, the real nectar of this wisdom is contained within those perfect imperfections. Words can’t do it justice because the an...

April 16, 2018

By releasing my jaw, relaxing my belly and assuming this open posture, I was allowing the air in my lungs to flow uninhibited but at the same time, I was also allowing my emotions to rise to the surface. It was a crazy feeling that immediately flicked on a lightbulb of...

April 9, 2018

A couple of days ago I was on a solo-hike in the mountains and was trying to remain completely present with my experience. I was actively following my breath and feeling the shifting terrain through the soles of my boots. I was moving at a gentle pace so to, more delib...

January 28, 2018

Zen, as I understand it, is about something much deeper than simple mindfulness or a silencing of our thoughts. It’s about awakening to our true nature; to our Buddha mind. The practice of Zazen is about remembering who and what we truly are. This, as they say, is our...

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