Tag: politics

  • Injustice and the Four Noble Truths

    This morning I spent time revisiting the Tenth Mindfulness Training of the Order of Interbeing. This training sometimes causes confusion for practitioners who are uncertain how to engage in public action and discourse. The text from the book Interbeing is quite clear.  A spiritual community, however, should take a clear stand against oppression and injustice. […]

  • Hope or Fear? I Choose Hope

    Compare and contrast a political campaign. Here we have two grassroots efforts that are starkly different. One portrays hope and the other generates fear. Where do you really want to put your effort and resources? I’m not being Pollyanna when I say that positive thinking brings about positive change. If we surround ourselves with hope, […]