Back after traveling to the edge of the continent for a few days of practice in Belfast. Struck by the pale, almost thread-bare northern light cast there beside the Irish Sea and its swift descent almost as soon as afternoon had begun. Night was suddenly upon us and I hadn't even had a cup of [...]
Word has come from Plum Village that the Vietnamese Zen Master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh has suffered a severe brain hemorrhage and is in critical condition in a hospital in Bordeaux. Thich Nhat Hanh, 88, is one of the greatest Buddhist leaders of our time, an author, lecturer and popular peace advocate who [...]
This (apparent) absence from zenscribe has been going on for months now. So sorry! I had stopped posting while we've been developing an updated look and content for the Wild Flower website, with the blog migrating there, too, and given a new look. But as these things often do, it has taken much longer than [...]
Off to Portugal for a weeklong retreat. Join us wherever you are...
Just a thought that has come to me via the late great Tibetan master Chogyam Trungpa: "The only way to experience things truly, fully, and properly is through the practice of meditation, creating a direct link with nature, with life, with all situations. When we speak of being highly developed spiritually, this does not mean [...]
Amy Hollowell Considérée par The Café Review et Ekleksographia comme l’un des majeurs poètes de langue anglaise en France, sa poésie est parue en Europe et aux Etats-Unis dans de nombreuses publications. Elle est l'auteur de plusieurs recueils de Poèmes, notamment Nous ici (Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2015 ) et [...]
Someone recently passed along this quote to me (from someone named Rachel Naomi Remen): "Helping, fixing and serving represent three different ways of seeing life: When you help, you see life as weak. When you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole." Among the questions these words may [...]