Beginning Sobriety

The end of drinking is the beginning of sobriety. The last thing you may have left as a suffering alcoholic (suffering and, alcoholic),  is your best friend, The Bottle.  It is possible, nay probable, that your job, home, car, spouse, family, kids, and friends are gone. Long ago you have probably said ‘ta-ta’ to your dignity.  […]

Step One

Step one for alcoholics is vital but also for Buddhists.

A New Buddhism?

Is it possible that in the 21st century, Buddhist dharma and practice is becoming a Commons? For the first 100 years of Buddhism’s introduction to the West, up until the 70s, it was a pure gift of students and teachers who went to or came from Asia, some would say it was cultural robbery by […] […]