February 2017

There is No Refuge: My Zafu’s On Fire

By | 2017-02-23T09:39:17+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Environment, Featured, Right Livelihood, The Renegade Buddhist|

What's going on while we sit in silent equipoise or debate Dharma in decked out temple halls? The earth is dying, that's what's happening.   By John Author It's everywhere; there's no denying it. I can turn off all my tech, but the minute I go to work---there it is...politics. Now don't run away [...]

January 2017

The Biological, Evolutional, Sociological Case for Compassion.

By | 2017-01-27T08:44:10+00:00 January 27th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Environment, Featured, The Renegade Buddhist|

We can't just block or unfriend the people we work with; we can't put ourselves out there into the workaday world without encountering humbling opposition. Technology is supposed to bring the world together, to allow us to learn from and exchange ideas with people we'd never have encountered in day-to-day life.   By [...]

December 2016

Gratitude, No Camera.

By | 2016-12-02T07:56:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|blog, Environment, Wellness|

With the right settings, I could have captured the deer in weightless flight, but I could never have captured the grace or the silence. Suddenly, I am so grateful to be camera free. By Peter Schaller I once commented to my friend Jane that walking around with a photographer is akin to walking [...]

November 2016

October 2016