Happy New Year 2020 – A Brief Reflection

Today is New Years Day, the beginning of the civil year: a day celebrated by many as a holiday, observed by most schools and some workplaces opting to close for the day and for others marking the final day of an extended holiday break. Like most throughout the entire holiday season, the festivities for theContinue reading “Happy New Year 2020 – A Brief Reflection”

A Dharma Glimpse: Empty One’s Cup

This is a Dharma Glimpse that I originally presented on 11/24/19 as a participant in the Lay Ministry program of the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism. I recently had the opportunity to sit down to dinner at a local Indian restaurant with a couple of other Buddhist-minded folks from the Unitarian-Universalist congregation that weContinue reading “A Dharma Glimpse: Empty One’s Cup”

A Dharma Glimpse: Living in the Now

This is a Dharma Glimpse that I originally presented on 11/3/19 as a participant in the Lay Ministry program of the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism There is an old saying: “Take a picture, it will last longer”. This phrase is often tossed around when one person is gazing at something or someone elseContinue reading “A Dharma Glimpse: Living in the Now”

A Dharma Glimpse: Life and Death – Neither Beginning nor End

This is a Dharma Glimpse that I originally presented on 9/15/19 as a participant in the Lay Ministry program of the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism I was recently on an outing with a friend visiting the grounds of a local Vietnamese Zen Temple located in Frederick, MD. The Temple grounds are located insideContinue reading “A Dharma Glimpse: Life and Death – Neither Beginning nor End”