Embracing Change – Accepting Uncertainty

Will: Good morning.  Nancy and Michael are here with me today. This morning I thought I would bring up embracing change. So is it really possible to embrace change? Everything is always changing. What is there to embrace? I was browsing through the opinion section of the New York Times and I saw an old article in there that said if you want to save your marriage, embrace change. Well, that’s a can of worms, we won’t go there. I […]

What Is It Like To Be On Retreat?

Fran Kaplan shares her retreat experience at the Springwater Center for Meditative Inquiry in upstate New York. All Day Retreat in Nature, Saturday, November 19, 2022! Join Ordinary Zen Sangha for our all-day retreat at Myakka River State Park. Mark your calendars!

Visiting with an old master of Zen – Linji

Today’s Dharma Talk includes a reading from “The Record of Linji” –  translation and commentary by Ruth Fuller Sasaki. “I believe that Zen, particularly Rinzai Zen, has a significant role in the present world. Modern people are adrift amid the great confusion and uncertainty of contemporary life. The Linji lu can give us a foundation on which to construct a new and powerful view of human existence.” –Yamada Mumon