Brandon Dean Lamson recalls how he turned away from his decision to commit suicide, and went to go sit zazen instead.
Sometimes after a phone call, nothing is ever the same. But if you let it, says Douglas Penick, the bad news can come to feel a little like falling in love.
For composer Kenny Werner, music’s ability to lift people out of even the most crushing of circumstances is not at all an abstract concept.
“They tell me that this is a story of courage,” writes Sarah Lipton. “For me, it is a story that has been waiting to be shared for years.”
A teaching from Norman Fischer to help in these troubled times, as a semblance of peace seems to be returning to Boston.
Leanora McClellan’s grandma handed down many skills and four crazy cups that have no price.
It was just a pitiful privet hedge in the front yard of a house in the suburbs. But it saved Margaret Roach from darkness.
Rick Bass showed Scott the best places, the secret places, of Montana’s remote Yaak Valley. Together, they fought to protect the wilderness.
“Profound loss can create a sudden, uninvited wake-up call,” says Lisa Wilson. When she received hers, she was gifted with new perspectives.
Buddhists from around the world have joined in offering condolences to the victims’ families of the Newtown school shooting.