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How You’re Like Lake Geneva – And Not

How You’re Like Lake Geneva – And Not

Apr 02 2021

IZL Stands with the AAPI Community IZL and Chosei Zen, like the Chozen-ji organization from which we grew, exists because an Asian Zen master and…

Don’t tell me to be patient!

Don’t tell me to be patient!

Mar 22 2021

Don’t Tell Me To Be Patient! Bob Caron ruminates on the difficulties of patience – March 2021 Bl [Image: Blades and Droplets, Kristi Crymes] In…

Sitting with Myself

Sitting with Myself

Mar 05 2021

Sitting With Myself Andy Robins shares what’s come up for him while sitting lately. – March 2021 In my Zen training over the last couple…

The Stream

The Stream

Feb 22 2021

The Stream Alex Adams meditates on the paradox of a stream – February 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfDRWEtWZSk&feature=youtu.be I have been struggling with zazen recently. While I am…

The Labels That Stoke Conflict

The Labels That Stoke Conflict

Feb 08 2021

the labels that stoke conflict Jen Ayres wonders if the labels we give ourselves help – or hurt – dialogue. February 2021 In lots of…

An Elusive Unity

An Elusive Unity

Jan 25 2021

An Elusive Unity Bob Caron suggests that Zen may have an approach to that elusive “unity” some in the US are seeking – January 2021…

Disarming

Disarming

Jan 11 2021

Disarming After the events of January 6, Ginny Whitelaw calls on us to Remember Who We Are ~ January 2021 This past week, we at…

Reflections on Holidays, and the Year, Past

Reflections on Holidays, and the Year, Past

Dec 29 2020

Reflections on Holidays, and the Year, Past Andy Robins compares the uncertain lives of childhood visitors with the past year, and reminds us to connect…

Raise Your Hand If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Raise Your Hand If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Nov 30 2020

Raise Your Hand If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed Jen Ayres explores personal preparedness actions we can all take – November 2020 If you had to sum…