Featured Articles and Journals: refuge

May 3, 2015
The charge of "depraved heart murder" was filed against one of the Baltimore police officers accused in connection with the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. That's an odd term for most of us: "Depraved heart."
Activism and Politics, Buddhism, Meditation Practice     Comment (1)     Link
July 1, 2014
Jeff was convinced he’d fallen out of love with his wife, Arlene, and that nothing could salvage their twenty-six-year marriage. He wanted relief from the oppressiveness of feeling continually judged and found wanting. Arlene, for her part, was hurt...
Buddhism, Meditation Practice, Religion & Spirituality     Link
May 25, 2013
I was telling a Buddhist teacher about the latest drama in my life, and the farther I got into my twisted tale of miscommunication and projection, the bigger his smile got. "This is great!" he enthused. "You've got so much to work with!"
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December 29, 2012
“We have been raised to fear…our deepest cravings. And the fear of our deepest cravings keeps them suspect, keeps us docile and loyal and obedient, and leads us to settle for…many facets of our own oppression.” – Audre Lourde
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September 19, 2011
  Recently, my life has had many changes, which have created difficulties and upset.  My instinctive method of dealing with such struggles is to ignore and resist them.
Buddhism     Comment (3)     Link
May 17, 2011
You do not have to be a Buddhist to take refuge in the teachings of the Three Jewels, the Four Noble Truths and the Five Precepts.  These are simple straightforward concepts that serve us well in times of great strife, great pain, great joy...
Nutrition & Body Wellness     Comment (3)     Link
March 2, 2011
It's been a little over a year since I took the Refuge Vow at the ID Project with Acharya Eric Speigel. Something that really appealed to me about the refuge vow was the idea that I had sought refuge in countless other places and that my...
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