How to End Division

Division runs deep, it hurts, and we feel it in all kinds of ways. Whether it’s politics (2016 election anyone?), religious differences, or church division, or even division at home within families, it almost seems like it’s human nature for us to divide ourselves. Unfortunately, our capacity to divide ourselves … Read more

Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” So begins Shunryu Suzuki’s beloved Zen classic Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. When something is new, we bring a fresh awareness, openness, and curiosity. When something is familiar, we don’t have to pay as close attention to it. … Read more