Are You A Refugee Or A Pilgrim?

Refugees dominate the news recently. My heart breaks for all the people called to risk their lives journeying¬†to unkown shores. The situation is bleak, and makes me wonder. What is the difference between a ¬†refugee and a pilgrim? Aren’t we are all refugees? To become officially “Buddhist” we commit by “taking refuge.” It’s not thatContinue reading “Are You A Refugee Or A Pilgrim?”

Crestone Artists

The leaves are turning and sunset arrives a bit earlier each evening the past few weeks. A new season has arrived in Crestone. This coming weekend, October 10-11, 2015, Crestone artists open their studios to all for a celebration of art. This year, I will be one of those artists. Crestone has recently been identifiedContinue reading “Crestone Artists”

The epic battle of good and evil at Suvarnabhumi airport

No, this is not about airport closures and political stand-offs. This is a much more fundamental conflict. On your way out of Bangkok next time, check out this massive installation at Suvarnabhumi airport. This is a classic Indian story about how we process the experience of life and turn it into nectar. The god VishnuContinue reading “The epic battle of good and evil at Suvarnabhumi airport”