"Loving Interaction with the World: Practicing in Challenging Times"
After Charlottesville, a Dharma talk and discussion on the "how" we can respond to hatred and bigotry. The "how" can help us to know the "when."
"The Waze of Practice"-- Skillful/Appropriate Thinking/Intention
Dharma talk at A2Z Practice Group August 14, 2017
The 8fold Path Begins! --- Right/Wise/Skillful View: A Map for Practice
Dharma talk at A2Z practice group July 24, 2017
"The Fourth Noble Truth Overview" by guest speaker, Rev. Nyozan Eric Shutt
June 12 A2Z/Awake Practice Group
Dharma talk at Green Gulch Farm. Family Program day on June 4th.
The "Zen of The Missing Piece" (by Shel Silverstein)
The Third Noble Truth and the Precepts of Not-Misusing Sexuality & Not Lying
A2Z Practice Group, May 8, 2017
"Are You Ready?" --- Dharma talk at Clear Water Zendo of Vallejo Zen Center. May 6, 2017. Thank you to their teacher, Mary Mocine, for the invitation.
Some think this talk gives one "permission" to binge watch! What do you think? :)
NOTE: Some very graphic descriptions of a difficult situation in a prison from a Netflix show. (fictional)
The Boat of "Me." --- Dharma talk at SFZC's City Center on April 22, 2017, Earth Day
April 10, 2017 Dharma talk at A2Z/Awake Sitting Group in our year-long study of The 4 Noble Truths.
Dharma talk at A2Z Sitting Group on the 1st Noble Truth and opening to it. (A pretty appropriate still for what the topic is about! LOL!)
Dharma talk at A2Z to begin our exploration of The 4 Noble Truths. 2/13/17.
Dharma Talk at Access To Zen (A2Z) Sitting Group
On the Inauguration in the U.S. and the protests locally and nationally; including the Women's March
"I Now Fully Avow." (Or, "It's the Snow that Makes the Mountain")
A2Z Dharma talk on December 19, 2016