Category: Buddhism

Secret Agent Swift? The Suffering Of Conspiracy Theorists

As Sports Illustrated pointed out from a data perspective—in the AFC Championship game, a broadcast that lasted three hours and nine minutes, Taylor Swift was shown seven times, for a total of—44 seconds. That’s hardly “domination.”

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Trauma, Grieving and the Root of Suffering

Because a lotus will not thrive in clear water, it needs the mud in order to bloom.

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Why Is Buddhism So Messy?

There is no original teaching, no superior or inferior schools, and no historical Buddha to be found. There are books, and there are the methods and traditions that we’ve derived from them. 

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Releasing Resentment and Practicing Forgiveness

I struggle when I stay silent, I struggle when I speak out, and it all seems to sit in my gut like a cannonball.

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Saving the World is Hard (But We Can Start by Making the Bed)

In the face of so much madness doing little things to care for ourselves and others seems unimportant.

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