My Formula for Joy
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  I share Shinzen Young’s equation for suffering – Pain x Resistance = Suffering – several times each week. That’s how powerful I find it: its presupposition of pain; its … Read More

The (Optional) Snap of the Band
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  You might imagine a rubber band. You might imagine a rubber band with two lines on opposite points of it circumference. You might imagine one line represents a feeling … Read More

The Problem with Helping
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  “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people … Read More

When the Doing Follows the Being
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I’ve been in the midst of a very slow-rolling project of scanning and organizing all of my photographs for some time now. During a recent dive into a folder, I … Read More

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