newDharma Talk | Bearing Witness to Suffering

As a friend of mine likes to say, “You got people, you got problems.” Even if we’re simply facing ourselves, we’ve still got problems. We can’t escape our pain. We can’t hide from it or make it disappear, but we can learn to live with it. We can be in relationship with it. It starts […]

june 2012 | quote

  “I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” James A. Baldwin – An American Writer, Novelist, Poet, Playwright, Activist

Ingredients of Love

Author and cultural critic, bell hooks has devoted her life to discovering the true nature of love. She defines six ingredients of love, including, the links between healing and love, what healing is and why something doesn’t have to be broken for healing to take place.  bell hooks is fascinated by love. For years, she has looked at […]

quote | january 2012

    “Without a way to name our pain, we are also without the words to articulate our pleasure.” bell hooks, author, feminist, social activist

Tappin’ Our Fingers for Freedom

Believe it or not, tapping your first two fingers below your nose can make big shifts in your life. A few years ago I learned how to do EFT, also known as the Emotional Freedom Technique, which basically has you tap your fingers on various points on your body. It seems like nothing at first—it […]