Monthly Archives: September 2015


The September 24 issue of the New York Review has an excellent, beautiful essay on fear by Marilynne Robinson. It manages to tie in Calvinism, current war-mongering tendencies among so-called American Christians, and patriotism, exploring these themes with far more … Continue reading

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Dhammic Socialism in KC

I visited old friends at the Rime Center in Kansas City earlier this month. In addition to leading a day of practice, I was asked to give a talk on Dhammic Socialism. While this is a topic I have spoken … Continue reading

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Guesthouse drawings – Final

We received the final drawings for the Guest House’s new design. This is what we hope to begin building in the Spring, as soon as weather allows. The Guest House will be built in front of the existing root cellar. … Continue reading

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Is There Anything Spiritual About Mindfulness?

Is There Anything Spiritual About Mindfulness? A recent visitor, in addition to meditating, interviewed Santikaro. He has blogged and posted video from these interviews, including the following on Huffington Post: These days mindfulness is the buzzword. Celebrities such as Goldie … Continue reading

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