2016-10-12 – Scott Williams – Right Speech

Scott leads us in a discussion about right speech. What is right speech? What is harmful speech? Why do we gossip? Is there such a thing as right gossip […]

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2016-10-05 – The Meaning of Life

Les explores the meaning of our life, both on the day to day level, and our spiritual or infinite nature […]

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2016-09-28 – Misha Merrill

Misha Merrill shares her lifetime of experience with Zen and Catholicism […]

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2016-09-21 – Best Interests

In this lecture from September 21st, Les explores the difference between asking, “What’s in MY best interests?” and “What’s in best interests […]

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2016-09-07 – Patience

Les explains how patience comes from being present, and accepting things as they are […]

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2016-08-31 – Brenda Golianu

Brenda discusses how Zen is something very small, and how this small difference can impact our lives […]

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2016-08-24 – Scott Williams

Scott Williams discusses what it means to have the courage to be present. Every conflict is an opportunity for us to practice courage and creativity so that we can restore the relationship and our clarity of thought […]

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2016-08-17 – Taking Care

Suzuki-Roshi said, “When you see how the world is, you know that somebody has to step up and be trustworthy.” This is the spirit of our practice. – Les Kaye

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2016-08-03 – A New Tradition

Traditions are always started by a non-traditionalist – someone who wakes up the community with a new creative way. Over time, the tradition can become a habit and lose its meaning. Les encourages us to make it a new tradition, every time we sit […]

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