The walking dead

the walking dead

The greatest delusion that we all suffer with, is that we all believe that we have time. And while I know we all readily acknowledge that our time here is limited, the actually reality of it escapes most of us.…

If only

If only. The words that keep resounding in my head and the minds of my Family and so many friends. It’s only been a week since we got the news that my 23-year-old Son had died of a heroin overdose.…

Silent no more

compassion

Someone is walking along a beach that is littered with exposed starfish who are dying in the low tide. He sees a young woman who carefully picks one up and flings it into the ocean. “Young lady,” says the observer,…

I’m not Buddhist

Many years ago I started a Dhamma Discussion group at the Blue Lotus Temple. The purpose of the group was to open up dialogue about the practice and ask questions about Buddhism. A monastic was always in attendance as a…

I think I’m turning Japanese

For all of those who don’t remember this song from the 80’s, I apologize. But as I thought about this post, it just came to mind. The evolution that is currently taking place in my own spiritual journey might seem…