We don’t become the 99% by declaring it so. We become the 99% by doing the work to heal what has previously divided us.
This is where I’ve learned to be a better community organizer by studying Buddhism and meditation. I can say over and over and over again – this is not my job! Do not be attached to outcomes. Just don’t do it! But how do I actually do this? How do I practice letting go of outcomes over and over and over again until it feels easy?
Dear Resourceress, Am I the only weirdo who has to add items to my to do list, even when I’ve already completed them? Am I just obsessed with capitalist productivity? Why do I do this? Signed, Constantly Proving My Productivity … Continued
This dharma talk and meditation on “Oceans of Change” is from December 7, 2021 with Melvin Escobar at Alphabet Sangha at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California. We geek out about our love for musician Tori Amos, and … Continued
I shared some of my own experience of embodying gender in this body, as a Guest Teacher on April 17, 2023 at Access to Zen’s Transcending: Uplifting Trans Buddhist Voices Series. You can hear the talk at Access to … Continued
This dharma talk and meditation on “Immeasurable joy: Abundance in metta” is from February 1, 2022 with Melvin Escobar at Alphabet Sangha at the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California. I’ll be teaching more on joy the … Continued
I want to drink more water daily. I know water impacts my migraines. If I drink a minimum amount of liquid daily, plus take my daily medication, my brain does okay. But if I get dehydrated, my brain will … Continued
This dharma talk is from October 26, 2021 at Alphabet Sangha of East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, California. NOTES Meditation Mindfulness of the body is an opportunity to repair the wounds where we feel separated from our bodies How do I increase … Continued