Injustice Anywhere…

Oppression and injustice are not competitive sports with winners and losers and a need to take sides.

Walls — Disassembly Required

Modern research and writing on racism focuses on its systemic nature, which can’t be denied. But I don’t know how to re-engineer a culture or redistribute its power. I do know how to break down walls and feel my oneness with all beings.

Loving The World We Touch

Originally posted on Peace Paul's Blog:
In today‚Äôs media-saturated world, it can feel like we are in perpetual crisis. A full panoply of suffering assaults us on every side – news of murders, wars, disease, famine, environmental destruction, social injustices, etc. Every issue is important and horrifying and overwhelming. Unfortunately, there is little we…

The Metta Sutra

To me, the Metta (Loving Kindness) Sutra is one of the most beautiful.

Metta for First-World Problems

Wisely, Buddhism teaches that in order to live with metta for others, we start with ourselves. How can we accept and love others if we don’t accept and love ourselves?