Alex Chong Do ThompsonColumnist & Featured Writer
Alex Chong Do Thompson is a former Marine who now earns his living as a Business Analyst. He splits his free time between social justice work, cycling, and deepening his meditation practice. Alex has been a Zen practitioner since 2013, and he is training to become a lay minister in the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism. You can read more of his writing by visiting his blog.

Walking the Walk

February 20th, 2017|0 Comments

When we express our way of the Buddha, practice becomes a living thing. We engage in conversation with the world, and our darkest moments become our greatest teachers. When we reach this level of [...]

Buddhism Gave Me Super Powers

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I was fairly small for my age growing up. I didn't have my first serious growth spurt until 11th grade, so the idea of ordinary people getting super powers appealed to me.   [...]

Can We Have Buddhism Without Buddhism?

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Perhaps the robes will be replaced with button-down shirts, and the Buddha statues will be replaced with cool-looking rocks. I don’t know, but it’s interesting to think what will happen if the idea of [...]