7 Principles of Mindfulness in Healing

The 7 principles of Mindfulness in Healing are pervasive throughout the book, Stop Cancer in its Tracks: Your Path to Mindfulness in Healing Yourself, if only implicitly. They have been part of my life since I began studying and practicing meditation and learning about natural healing. They probably date back to the time before my […]

Are You Feeding Your Cancer Cells?

Here is another article having to do with Mindfulness in Healing. Consult the related articles links below for more information. A new documentary called the The Quest for The Cures is airing on successive days starting on May 26 through June 1. The purposes of the documentary are: to educate the masses on non-toxic cancer […]

Advice for Daily Practice

On Wednesday night, we had a wonderful gathering at Mindfulness in Healing. Our practice center is undergoing some changes because we are merging with another sangha in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, who we call Thay. We meet in this wonderful Chinese medical clinic, the Pine Street Clinic in San Anselmo. The […]

Zen Practice

Peter Matthiessen is famous for his book, The Snow Leopard. He passed away on April 5, 2014 at the age of 81. It turns out the Matthiessen was a Zen Buddhist. I did not know this until these words of wisdom came in an email. Zen is really just a reminder to stay alive and […]

8 Ancient Beliefs

In a recent article in the Huffington Post, Alana Hall reported on 8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science. These beliefs are embraced in Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, part of which is dedicated to scientific breakthroughs that often […]

Vitality – The Movie

Vitality – the Movie is the creation of Well.org and Pedram Shojai. It teaches us how to live healthier lives and understand a different approach to vitality. Vitality is having the energy to do what ever you want to do whenever you want to do it. The principles of vitality can be thought of in […]

The Fertile Soil Of Sangha

These words of wisdom are taught by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (known as Thay by his followers). I have heard Thay teach about the fertile soil of sangha many times. He also teaches that the next Buddha, Maitreya, might well be a sangha. The sangha is one of the three precious jewels of Buddhism. […]

Good Grief! In Memory of Dr. John Anderson

We just got back from a celebration of the passing of our good friend, Dr. John Anderson on Sunday, October 27 at the Merryman Beach House on Moonstone Beach in Trinidad, California. John passed away on September 29, the same day that my daughter, Jessica left for Barcelona. He was a dear friend of ours […]

The Perfection Of Generosity

In the previous post, The Power Of I Am, we saw that giving is one of the keys to experience the embodiment of God using the power of  I Am. In Buddhism, this corresponds to the perfection of generosity. It is one of the six paramitas or the practice of crossing over to the other […]

Be A Bell Tower

Quiet friend who has come so far, feel how your breathing makes more space around you. Let this darkness be a bell tower and you the bell. As you ring, what batters you becomes your strength. Move back and forth into the change. —Rilke Rainer Maria Rilke was a Bohemian-Austrian mystic poet and novelist, “widely […]

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