Relax and Enjoy – June 30 2019

If we really understand what the universe is about, we need never fear letting go of anything. We live in an infinite universe that continually is evolving. This is all that nature knows how to do: evolve. We are nature. As individual expressions of nature, this is all we truly know how to do. Evolve.Continue reading

Love – June 29 2019

If you have weapons, take them home; if you do not have them, please do not seek to get them. We cannot solve this problem through retaliatory violence. We must meet violence with nonviolence. Remember the words of Jesus: ‘He who lives by the sword will perish by the sword.’ [ ] We must loveContinue reading

Mindfulness – June 27 2019

Sayadaw U Pandita came to Barre to teach a three-month retreat when I first met him. As a student, I diligently wrote down brief notes after each period of sitting and walking meditation. I wanted to describe my experiences clearly in our interviews.  When I began relating my experiences, U Pandita said, “Never mind that.Continue reading