You Have What it Takes to Wake Up

NOTICE YOUR OPINIONS by Pema Chodron “There is nobody on the planet, neither those whom we see as the oppressed nor those whom we see as the oppressor, who doesn’t have what it takes to wake up. We all need support and encouragement to be aware of what we think, what we say, and whatContinue reading “You Have What it Takes to Wake Up”

Soft, Gentle and Beautiful Portland

I was talking on the phone this evening, with a friend who lives in a harsh climate, and I was trying to tell him what it is like here in Portland during the springtime.  I used the words “soft” and “gentle” and “loving” a “wonderland”…yet I still did not convey in words the wonders thatContinue reading “Soft, Gentle and Beautiful Portland”