The Effects of Our Actions

by Cheryl Wilfong, Guest Blogger I bought a pale yellow datura in the spring. Since the summer was hot and dry, not much happened, but now that it’s cool and dry, the Georgia O’Keefe flower is blooming. I’ve grown the lavender daturas (a.k.a. jimsonweed) before and sworn off the thorny seed pod because next year, […]

On Welcoming

by Devin R., Practice Leader At four this morning I woke up spontaneously, noticing that my mind had turned to writing a blog post in my head.  Did I want to be writing at four in the morning?  No I did not. And then I noticed the irony and began to chuckle–because the idea that […]

What is Mindfulness?

We hear a lot about mindfulness when we come to a meditation center or read about Buddhism. It is a very important factor in our practice, and I’d like to spend some time going into more depth about what it is and how to create the conditions for its arising.