Equanimity

As a solid rock cannot be moved by the wind, the wise are not shaken by praise or blame. –┬áThe Buddha Wouldn’t that be nice? Sometimes quotes give me a clear understanding that I have some work to do. Although through years of practice I have developed greater trust in being able to handle an […]

Deconstruction

“I’ve heard you are an atheist these days.” I’ve learned to smile. Statements like that abound. I laugh to myself because, in these moments, I actually find myself deeply in love with the Divine nature. I find myself releasing and relishing in it in ways I haven’t in a long time. I was recently asked […]

Suicide and self-acceptance

I have been struck recently by the deaths of two celebrities. First, Kate Spade and now Anthony Bourdain. Suicide, which many call selfish, I find to be a large mirror, an outward act of the immense suffering one is experiencing. When you feel that your only option for relief is to no longer live, your […]