Minnesota White

Originally posted on clawing my way to enlightenment:
Last night was the last night of our 6 month, once-a-month, Unpacking Whiteness exploration at the Zen Center. I honestly got more out of it than I thought I would, and when we went around the circle to give a brief comment on our reaction to the…

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Memorializing

Originally posted on clawing my way to enlightenment:
Holocaust Memorial in Germany I don’t have a problem with the annual memorializing of 9/11. But last month marked the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in the US, acknowledged only by some segments of the press and small memorials here and there. It would have…

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To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. Pema Chodron

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