Nothing But the Present

When you go into a courtroom, the judge will ask you if your are telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. When you sit down to meditate, your internal judge will ask you if you are in the present and nothing but the present moment. In truth, the internal judge will […]

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 […]