Be the First to Forgive

This unique journey takes us through a spiritual MRI of mindful, radical investigation. Scanning the mind, we see our entrenched mental habits and the root causes of our suffering; and we develop the courage to forgive, to be patient, discerning, and compassionate. Resilient at…

I Give You My Bread

We all experience the five hindrances in our practice – greed, ill will, anxiety, dullness, and doubt. Applying continuous and vigilant attention to identify these obstacles as they arise, remove them in their tracks. Follow up with astute mindfulness to prevent them from assaulting…

The Dhamma of Snow

The Dhamma of Snow describes a winter snow melt episode and the enthralling insight into how melting delusions gives way to Truth. The remarkable process of our inner transformation simulates that invisible regime-shifting of the snow fields. But our ascent to the Everest of…

Train for Nibbana

A commentary on the benefits of communal life – both monastic and lay – in keeping on the path to Nibbana. There is nothing else to do but practice with consideration and respect for ourselves and each other. Every moment in every life situation,…