Rite and Routine

There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places.Wendell Berry         We are human. We forget, fall off, get distracted, and are pulled…

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Retreat

The waves echo behind me. Patience-Faith-Openness, is what the sea has to teach. Simplicity-Solitude-Intermittency... But there are other beaches to explore. There are more shells to find. This is only…

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Community

To practice right mindfulness we need the right environment, and that environment is our sangha.Thích Nhát Hanh        Welcome!      These first days before we get into…

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The Unexpected

Expect the unexpected and don’t take things personally. That’s a core tenet of The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, a favorite book. (Homework #1: get it on Amazon or at…

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