How you relate to your feelings, says Willa Blythe Baker, may be the most important habit of all. When you meet your feelings with grace and mindfulness, you find they’re your best friends on the spiritual path.
Sylvia Boorstein unpacks the foundational Buddhist teaching “Recognize unwholesome states in the mind and replace them with wholesome states.”
Zen teacher John Tarrant on Climate Change, the Australian Fires, and the Magic of the Primeval Forest.
In Japan, wabi sabi is an aethetic principle that sees beauty in imperfection and age. Can Kem McIntosh Lee see the wabi sabi of her own aging body?
It’s the movement of all those who want to create a life-sustaining society, writes Joanna Macy, and it’s even more important at a time when the future looks so bad.
To free ourselves from habitual patterns, says Valerie Mason-John, we need to see how they have become part of our identity.
Hilary Smith isn’t keen about Zen, but she does need company. Isolation and depression are the wolves at the door of her mountain cabin.
Buddhist thinker and environmental activist Joanna Macy on the global awakening the planet needs. At heart, it’s a spiritual revolution.
Koun Franz ponders the famous koan and the Zen master’s enigmatic answer (it’s not woof).
Sara Davidson remembers the American spiritual icon Ram Dass.