Tag Archives: environment

The Most Useful Thing

I woke up this morning with the thought: “Is this the most useful thing I can be doing?” I spend a lot of time on the farm – taking care of it, thinking about it, managing people who work with … Continue reading

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What thoughts are for – some thoughts

Visiting my teacher’s temple, I sit with others for two hours each morning. This is a wonderful opportunity and I am grateful. And this morning, as the second period drew to a close, I noticed that I had not been … Continue reading

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Gratitude and more

On the verge of entering Rohatsu sesshin – the annual, traditional seven-day retreat remembering Buddha’s enlightenment – there is little to say. I wrote briefly at VairochanaFarm.wordpress.com. Here I will repeat only the poem, and the picture of the river.  … Continue reading

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After Veterans’ Day

Yesterday, November 11, was Veterans’ Day in the United States, and Armistice Day in Europe. In Britain they honored the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I with poppies – 900,000 poppies for the 900,000 military – human … Continue reading

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Compassionate Earth Walk – New website, matching grant, and other news

Dear Friends of the Compassionate Earth Walk, It’s only six months until the walk begins. Here’s a summary of the topics in this post: New website information Donation, matching grant, and list of reasons to donate Conference calls for walkers … Continue reading

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Personal comments after trip

September 7, 2012 It’s over a week since I came home. So much has come in – information, places, people, ideas, kindnesses, concerns – that it’s hard to decide what to write. And I’ve needed to settle in a bit … Continue reading

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Notes from Unis’tot’en Action Camp

After two weeks of traveling, I want to offer some brief impressions of the Unis’tot’en Action Camp. I wrote these notes Saturday night, several hours after leaving the camp. The first thing to note is that the Unistoten never signed … Continue reading

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