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Wise Action



This week concludes our study of the foundational teaching of Buddhist psychology in the Four Noble Truths, as we study Wise Action– meaning learning to take a step, whether large or small, whether directed towards care for others or self-care, that is aligned with our deepest values and with what gives our lives a keen … Continue reading Wise Action


Wise Livelihood



“Wise livelihood” has no easy answers, but that in no way means we give up.  There is a moral complexity that is important that we wrestle with.  We do this with a clear intention to do the best we can while knowing we won’t ever find perfect answers.


Deep Imprinting of Softening



One framing of mindfulness that I have always appreciated is mindfulness as a spiritual re-parenting of our own selves.  Drawing from a talk on parenting by Chris McKenna at Google, we explore how a foundational base for parenting is as important as a foundational base in our relationship with our own being.


Wise Speech



In Buddhist psychology, ethical conduct is clearly understood as the path out of suffering, a gift for both for ourselves and others.  In this sharing, I explore Wise Speech and its relationship to this gift of freedom.