We marched in the rain today–marched to say that human rights matter. Old protest songs seemed appropriate. Here’s my Dylan mash-up.
If you grow up in a city that celebrates Carnival, then you know—even if only subconsciously—how deep it goes. It’s not a bunch of parades. It’s not a single day of letting loose. It’s a season—weeks long and months in
This is a song by Tom Waits. Norah Jones covers it…and so do I…don’t judge! You have to scroll down to the link at the bottom…still not sure how to embed the link and make it look nice. I tried
When you sit zazen for longer periods, you incorporate walking practice with sitting…usually 30 minutes of sitting and 10-15 minutes of walking. On retreat at J’s zendo we have the benefit of gardens upon gardens, so we walk outside. The
Just finished a Zen retreat. Sometimes when you come off of these things you’re all cracked up…or maybe you just notice the cracks better. I got home and a Jackson Browne tune popped into my head, so I sang it–sometimes
A friend was in the hospital after an accident, and in bad shape. I wondered if there was a window to his room. I imagined how trapped he might have felt. Sitting outside on a September morning, I taped the