poetry

The Buddha within

Deep within me is a smiling Buddha, Unfurling in time, Ready to awaken.   This part of me is like a child, Bright, Naked, Excitable and curious. It is who and how I am when unconcerned by image.   As this part of myself, I am ready to serve. A pair of open hands, Opening… Continue reading The Buddha within

Interview/Talk

Soul Stories Podcast interview: 12/8/19

A few months ago I was lucky enough to interview with my friend Danny Mazur on the “Soul Stories” podcast. We talked about a range of things—reincarnation, one-life consciousness, “hero” and “victim” stories, intuition—all threaded through the circumstances of my life. This process was powerful for me: while I started off the interview nervous, I… Continue reading Soul Stories Podcast interview: 12/8/19

essays, Pedagogy, Personal writing

Three practices to increase listening capacity

It was my sophomore year of college, and a friend had just found me in the library and told me he had something private to tell me. He asked me to follow him to a secluded place that he might share in private, and I followed him out of the library, across the lawns that… Continue reading Three practices to increase listening capacity