CLEAR SEEING: THE ART OF USING MUCK TO BECOME WISE

CLEAR SEEING: FROM PROJECTION TO CLARITY &THE ART OF USING MUCK TO BECOME WISE. CLEAR SEEING: “WHEN YOU LOOK AT ZERO, YOU SEE NOTHING.WHEN YOU LOOK THROUGH IT YOU SEE THE WORLD.” – ROBERT CAPLAN WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE MIND, YOU SEE NOTHINGLOOK...
Sraddha: Faith, Fear, Exhaustion, & Doubt

Sraddha: Faith, Fear, Exhaustion, & Doubt

Sraddha: Faith  What is faith? In the story of Jesus’s resurrection, doubting Thomas is the apostle who is a “skeptic.” He refuses to believe that Jesus has reappeared until he actually personally experiences it by seeing and feeling the wounds from...
On Being Bad: In The Mood to Break The Rules.

On Being Bad: In The Mood to Break The Rules.

Run in’s with Authority: What makes us want to disobey? Two days ago I was driving down the interstate and I was in a hurry. I got stuck in the passing lane behind a car that was going only a couple miles faster than the speed limit and I was so annoyed. There was...
YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL: 

YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL: 

Fighting Reality: Yesterday I was talking to my shiatsu teacher and she said, “Kendra, you can fight reality and you will lose, only 100% of the time.” She laughed and and then repeated “Only ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the time.”   I find myself...
Loneliness: A Conversation Between My Teacher & I

Loneliness: A Conversation Between My Teacher & I

Non-Attachment Tryambakam Chant:Om Try-Ambakam Yajaamahe Sugandhim Pusstti-VardhanamUrvaarukam-Iva Bandhanaan Mrtyor-Mukssiiya Mamrtaat This mantra is a poetic description of how enlightenment happens.  The mantra describes the moment that the cucumber falls from the...
Impermanence: The Fullness in the Emptiness

Impermanence: The Fullness in the Emptiness

The Fullness in the Emptiness I was listening to a cello concert several weeks ago and the cello-ist played a song for her father who had passed away. She began by saying that he was in every note and every rhythm she plays. As she played, I felt myself going through...