Notes on a Buddhist path

Love in the age of emoticons

January 27, 2013 By | 8 Comments

11-year old Lucas Wilson writes with the wisdom and compassion of a being who has passed through life many times before. I don’t know Lucas, but I’d like to.

Do Not Hold

December 17, 2012 By | 7 Comments

It’s hard to find words that can make sense of the murders in Newtown, Connecticut. Even now I find myself feeling distant and in a kind of numb state of being.

Words for Aurora

July 22, 2012 By | 3 Comments

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. ~ Buddha My recent article at LifeAsAHuman.com is all about words. Yummy, fragile, crooked, blessed words. After I finished writing it I realized I hadn’t gotten words out of my system. I just had to say more about words. Words spin me like […]

Starts with “s”, ends with “ick”

October 20, 2011 By | Leave a Comment

I woke up yesterday with Queasy and Achy. Not two of the Seven Dwarfs, but messengers of the ominous four letter word I dare not utter because if I do then I am admitting to handing myself over to its power.

Ode to Japan

March 20, 2011 By | 8 Comments

Yesterday I prayed for Japan. Actually I’ve been praying for that island from my island for over a week now. What made yesterday special was that I was with about a half dozen other people praying and meditating in the same purpose. It was late afternoon, well into the 24 hour prayer vigil organized in […]

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