Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.

Jack Kornfield

Author, Buddhist practitioner and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

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The Trouble with Denial

Anger is easy to see, and greed is more subtle, but delusion is the hardest. All the accompanying mind states get cloudy, confusing. — Ajahn Chah Denial arises when we don’t believe what is actually in front of our eyes. On a personal level, we can deny problems at...

Get Comfortable in Your Own Skin

We all face praise and blame, joy and sorrow, gain and loss. To have compassion for your human vulnerability is a blessed, tender practice. Poet Alison Luterman calls her life a “wonderful failure.” When astronauts return to Earth they are so grateful just to breathe...

Heart Wisdom – Ep. 67 – Who Am I?

Loving-awareness allows a profound shift of identity from a small limited sense of self to one of spacious wisdom. Exploring questions about freedom and identity are at the core of Buddhist practice. Examine how these two themes are intertwined and look in the mirror...

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