Your Dreams See You

Your Dreams See You

All too often when I’m considering dreams, I think of myself as looking at them, analyzing what they are or what they mean.┬áBut when I sink in more deeply to what the experience of a dream is, I realize that this is the wrong way to approach dreams. Truly, it is...
Koans and Dreams

Koans and Dreams

A Moment of Awakening Many people first get into Zen by reading a book about it, or by meeting a Zen master, or from a general curiosity about meditation. For me it was different. One afternoon when I was nineteen years old I found myself alone on a beach. As I stared...
A New American Dream

A New American Dream

The time has come for a new American Dream, since the one we have been dreaming together has become a nightmare. We dreamt of free speech and we got hate speech. We dreamt of the pursuit of happiness and we got students armed with guns killing other children. We...