Bus Stop Uji

Riding the bus takes time. Sometimes the waiting is almost as long as the ride, but there are lessons to be learned: in the waiting, the riding, the conversations. Dogen, an early 13th century Japanese monk, talked about such things, even making up the ‘word’ Uji (‘existence-time’) to encompass them. I think Dogen would have made a great […]

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Earth Day With Buddha

Immediately upon the arrival of our newly elected government, many references to Climate Change were removed from various federal and state government websites.  The ‘official’ position appears to be that any changes we are experiencing are not caused by human activity; this, despite 97% of climate scientists agreeing that climate-warming trends over the past century […]

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