Monthly Archives: August 2014

Teaching Styles

Coincidentally, I read chapters at the same time on fearlessness in Chögyam Trungpa\’s Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior and Natalie Goldberg\’s Wild Mind, or perhaps Writing Down the Bones (my books are in storage). Both come to similar conclusions. Chögyam Trungpa … Continue reading

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Imagination And Creativity As Spiritual Practice

I\’m always impressed when Josh Korba of Dharmapunx NYC + Brooklyn writes on his blog. Even if you are not a Buddhist, most of his writings are relevant. His latest is Imagination And Creativity As Spiritual Practice. He ties recent … Continue reading

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Henry Miller on Money vs. Wealth

Henry Miller when challenged by Ezra Pound on money about “what makes it and how it gets that way.” wrote a little booklet of the same name. Much of the details of money have changed since then (for example credit … Continue reading

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Field Guide to Getting Lost – Review

In my reading and in my life, I\’m starting to encounter what Meister Eckhart called the Via Negative, the path through darkness, of not knowing. Often characterized as the downward path. A Field Guide to Getting Lost: Rebecca Solnit on … Continue reading

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Christian-Buddhist Dialogue

I find it helpful to look at a something from several angles. If it\’s a physical object, I walk around it. If it\’s a translation, particularly from ancient texts, I read multiple translations. And spiritual topics I read multiple authors, … Continue reading

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