How to Be a Better White Ally

The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.Günter Grass In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, many white people are desperately trying to “do something” to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. We’re joining protests, donating money to organizations like the NAACP and to bail out protesters, and purchasing goods from …

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Creativity in the Time of Corona

One of my beloved dharma teachers, Katy Brennan, leads a lunchtime meditation every Thursday at the Kadampa Meditation Center NYC. Because of the pandemic, she now conducts her class via live streaming video. She sent the following dharma thoughts to her core students prior to today's class. It's so beautifully written (no surprise, since Katy …

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