The Heart of Wise Speech?

Rereading the introduction to Oren Jay Sofer’s Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication, I was astonished by a quote from Thich Nhat Hanh. “Aware of the suffering caused by unmindful speech and the inability to listen to others, I am committed to cultivating loving speech and deep listening in order to bring joy and happiness to others and relieve others of suffering….”

Buddhist Trees

This post is for my dear not-remotely-Buddhist friends Patty and Treeman of Tree Climbers International. I recently heard a talk by one of my favorite Buddhist teachers, Gil Fronsdal, and it occurred to me that he might be sharing one of the very few things you don’t know about trees. This portion was near the […]