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Another New Year

Sitting still in the dark zendo and breathing with others is exactly what Natalie Goldberg needs. On this last night of the year, she wonders what this human life is all about. I wake up this first [...]

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How Deep Is Your Love?

It isn't easy to offer spiritual comfort to a dying man when you can’t stop thinking about yourself. As Shozan [...]

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Winter Blues

"Perhaps," says Sylvia Boorstein, "these days of less sunlight are opportunities for more contemplative time, [...]

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Xmas Spirit

Sad, angry, lonely—Daniel Asa Rose and his sons are reeling from the recent family breakup. But in a closed bowling alley on Christmas Eve, they open [...]