Archives for 2013

Thich Nhat Hanh: “Only Love Can Save Us from Climate Change”

Yes. That and some serious organizing and policy-making.You can read more about what Thay said at The Guardian.I did a larger post on climate change -- with an offer to Buddhist communities -- not long ago. You can read that here. … [Read more...]

I’m on Pinterest Now

"So I've got that going for me...which is nice." Please follow me if you're into this sort of thing. … [Read more...]

Your Field Guide to Danny’s Bling

This past week, I moderated a conversation between Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges and Zen Peacemakers founder Bernie Glassman, authors of the brand new book¬†The Dude and the Zen Master, for the Library Foundation of Los Angeles (one of the best causes around). A post about that event is forthcoming, but I've already received lots of notes from people who attended and/or saw the pictures of it online. Above all else, they're wondering about what all of the things are on my wrists -- or, as one person … [Read more...]

Remembering Dr. Marlene Jones

I was sad to hear of the passing of Dr. Marlene Jones, a mighty and important presence in terms of thinking about power, privilege and difference in American sanghas. Hers is a tremendous loss for all Buddhist Americans.A bio for her at the website of the San Francisco Zen Center reads: Dr. Marlene Jones¬†holds appointments in the Social and Cultural Studies Program in Humanities Department at Dominican University. She is a social and community activist with a doctorate in International … [Read more...]

LOVE This…

Wishing Senator Hirono and the 113th Congress auspicious beginnings. Please get it together and do us proud. The country needs you. … [Read more...]