About to sprout

My parents were here this past weekend. They stayed with us at our new place for the first time. I was proud to show them the condo. We talked with them about how much we feel we've grown and changed. Responsibility, self reliance, all the exciting things that come with homeownership. At one point I …

Hang in

More dharma talk wisdom: Gil Fronsdal said in a little dharmette I was listening to that there are some people for whom skill in meditation comes very slowly. And these people, if they stick with it, are sometimes the ones who are most transformed by the practice. This is a relief. Some days I feel …

Lighten Up

Could I stop holding onto things so tightly? Could I loosen my grip on my beliefs, my stereo types, my self righteousness? And if I did, could I float a bit, just lift off the floor of my ego for a second? Could I find the space and movement that doesn't feel available just yet? Could I be gentle in my …