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July 2017

The Passing of Buddhist Teacher Michael Stone & The Reason We Need to Talk More About It

By | 2017-07-22T10:46:12+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, News & Politics, Yoga|

There's a huge tendency to think that Buddhist teachers are better than us (especially really talented teachers like Michael Stone) or that they're somehow beyond the problems that all human beings have. But they aren't. We're all human and we all have these frailties.   By Daniel Scharpenburg Michael Stone was a pretty [...]

The Darker Side of Meditation: Please Meditate Responsibly

By | 2017-07-03T08:10:27+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, News & Politics, The Renegade Buddhist|

Despite all of the possible benefits of meditation, it's entirely possible for it to topple you into psychosis, especially if you push yourself too much.   By John Author For centuries, Zen teachers have told us that practice is about the Great Matter---life and death. Don't take that as hyperbole and gloss over [...]

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Get Over It, Because Only Productive Dialogue Leads to Understanding

By | 2017-02-28T08:03:24+00:00 February 28th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, My Two Cents., News & Politics|

Did anyone think that he would suddenly veer off the positions in which the political right has grown increasingly entrenched for the last 50 years? I didn’t. By Denele Campbell Tuesday I attended a town hall meeting sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack (Republican) of our 3rd Congressional District (Northwest Arkansas). The room would comfortably [...]