We have been talking and reflecting so much about impermanence in our classes and in teachings and studies of Buddhism. But we have been actually shown impermanence in real life by the passing of our dear faculty member & friend Jim. 118 more words
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My beloved and I had plugged along through August, and we were juggling the here and now with the there and then when everything imploded. A phone call early on the last Friday in August told us my beloved’s mother had suffered a heart attack and was pending emergency open heart surgery. 401 more words
Note: This piece first appeared on elephant journal, here.
It is there, always, underneath the sediment floating in the pond of our minds. 420 more words