Yearly Archives: 2017

Looks ARE Deceiving

Originally posted on going outwords & inwords:
We can never know what’s going on for someone else. I was at the Tuscon airport a couple of days ago, preparing to fly back home here to Montana. I sat down at…

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Like a Cloud of the Cumulus Sort

Life: Unpredictable. Changeable. Impermanent. When I gaze at my reflection in a mirror, the image I see is very different from the one I saw ten or thirty or forty years ago. From month to month, year to year, and

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It’s Called Penobscot for a Reason

Originally posted on Finding Our Way Home:
[Penobscot chief, Kirk Francis, speaking at the rally] Yesterday, I went up to Bangor for a Penobscot River Sovereignty Rally. ┬áThis was in response to a recent Appeals Court ruling that stated that…

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Cherokee Wisdom

The following is something that I shared in 2008 with a group of friends who came to my home to meditate on Sunday mornings. They had all wished to be included in regular emails that I sent out, emails in

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What About My Retreat?

The following is an article that I wrote, published in Buddhadharma: The practitioner’s quarterly magazine, Winter 2013 edition. I thought it worth sharing: Maureen Connor (Samten Wangmo) was ordained as a lay teacher in the Tibetan Karma Kagyu tradition in

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