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...]