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The Messy Middle

The Messy Middle

Oct 31 2022

Jen Ayres writes about her zen training and how it helps with the “bleeding from the eyes” problem.

Being Bodhisattvas

Being Bodhisattvas

Oct 19 2022

Jeff Nytes invites us all to become bodhisattvas. This way of being could have a great impact on us all.

Service-Filled Life

Service-Filled Life

Sep 22 2022

Here in the UK, the past ten days have seen an extraordinary outpouring of grief and sadness following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. During my own life, I have promised to serve the Queen on two occasions.

The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

Aug 09 2022

Our days are usually filled with so much doing that stopping is difficult and must be intentional. Sometimes, however, pauses are thrust upon us often through no fault of our own, but through an accident or illness, the pause comes. For some of us COVID was this pause, but for others, we only got busier. 

Launch of Introductory Webinars

We are excited to announce the launch of introductory webinars. Designed to be approachable, these webinars will be succinct overviews of Zen principles and our foundational programs.

What is Self-Transcendence?

But, for those singular moments when my legs would gain speed and every part of my body would move further and further forward, gaining momentum – I knew what it was to feel connected to all, connected to my true self, connected to nature, connected to something bigger than what I thought of as me.

Saturated with loss

Saturated with loss

Jun 09 2022

On my kitchen windowsill is one of my grandmother’s orchids. I brought it home after she passed away earlier this year as it wasn’t faring so well without her particular care and attention – I understood how it felt. Although I’m still a newbie gardener and have zero experience with orchids, it started to revive and I felt the joy of her presence again.

May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

May 04 2022

On my kitchen windowsill is one of my grandmother’s orchids. I brought it home after she passed away earlier this year as it wasn’t faring so well without her particular care and attention – I understood how it felt. Although I’m still a newbie gardener and have zero experience with orchids, it started to revive and I felt the joy of her presence again.

Cutting Back to Move Forward

On my kitchen windowsill is one of my grandmother’s orchids. I brought it home after she passed away earlier this year as it wasn’t faring so well without her particular care and attention – I understood how it felt. Although I’m still a newbie gardener and have zero experience with orchids, it started to revive and I felt the joy of her presence again.