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Reflections from our teachers

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Reflections from our teachers

Practice as a Way of Remembrance

Many are referring to this time as apocalyptic. Fair enough. It can seem as though everywhere we turn a dismantling of some sort is in the works. While we might intellectually feel able to...

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Meeting Grief with Love

Last week, I stepped outside our apartment, looked up at the sky, and took a deep breath of fresh air for the first time in over a week. It was a blessed change from...

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Continuously Stepping off a Cliff

“Most people won’t go to a monastery…but for most people the monastery will come to you.” -Shinzen Young In 2020 it would seem the monastery has come to us, whether we wanted it to...

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Natural Wisdom

I’m sitting on the deck, looking across the Salish Sea at the sunset. Pinks, blues, purples, and yellows paint the sky above the mountains of Vancouver Island, while two Willow Flycatchers call back and...

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The Power of Change

Change takes place in every single moment. Within the mosaic of body, heart and mind, as well as in the structures of the outer. We can witness change. We can welcome it or refuse...

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