There continue to be emails that need checking, and admin matters for the Zen Center requiring attention. This work for maintaining the continuity and vitality of the ZCR work continues,
Nothing beats the feeling of handwashed laundry. For some reason, it just feels better on the skin wearing clothes that’ve been washed by hand. Anyway, as a monk, you get
A strange, unexpected visitor has just passed through the Zen Center. What a weird “visit” it was, more an intrusion, of a desperate soul flailing as it struggles to wake
One gets used to it. The sleeping is better. It’s a new discipline. Makes the mantra, rolling into sleep, roll only flowing through the nose.
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I was instructed today to get a skin treatment for my face, in advance of our upcoming two days of filming for the online courses. I haven’t had one of
Getting the vaccine online, in large part, to connect again with this man, a living embodiment of Hotei, the proto-Chinese emblem of wisdom, mirth, playfulness, and generosity. Just secured my
Sometimes people ask about having a home-altar: Should there always be a Buddha or a Jesus? What kinds of pictures are appropriate or not? What if I want to have