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Steve Mentz: I swim to think and to stay afloat in an ever-wetter world

Pools open portals. All bodies of water issue invitations, but there’s a special doorway provided by a familiar concrete rectangle, usually 25 or 50 metres long, filled with warm water. In that unnatural … Continue reading

June 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Doug Anderson: Not a Buddhist Buddhist

I’ve been doing a Buddhist practice now for some years. I’m not a Buddhist. I’m not “enlightened” nor do I see myself as superior to anyone else. I would never … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · 3 Comments

Video: Path of Freedom

In the harsh environment of a Rhode Island men’s prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation.

March 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

Mike James: Twenty Years In, Still Trying To Meditate

nothing happens then it happens again a fly buzzes on one side of the window wind blows against the other side a car passes then a motorcyle the fly stops … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

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