Compassionate Acceptance

Synopsis: Compassionate Acceptance–we are as we are; our cores are fixed. If we notice and stay present, we can accept ourselves and others, and act from there The book closest to today’s topic is Wayne’s, This Endless Moment 2nd. edition Compassionate Acceptance I wrote about this incident back in November: but back when Trump got … Read more

Zen and Karma

Zen and Karma — karma is not a system of rewards and punishments, or even a “what goes around comes around” philosophy. It’s a statement that all things are interrelated, and results have causes.

Zen and Clinging

Zen and Clinging — Clinging is what causes suffering, or so said the Buddha. This idea is not so hard to understand, until we are… well… suffering. Then, we just want it to be over. And that’s how we go off the rails.

Zen and Innocence

This is post 2 of 6 in the series “Zen Living and Being” Zen and Clarity Zen and Innocence Zen and Clinging Zen and Karma Zen and Simple Presence Zen and Emotional Balance Synopsis: Zen and Innocence — finding a place of childlike innocence allows us to interact with life, rather than analyze it. Of … Read more