Dharma Teaching

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For World AIDS Day 2021

Published on Dec 1st, 2021 in Dharma Teaching, Reflection, School, Story

I wrote this back in 2012 for a class in Seminary. I am posting here unedited, and in it’s entirety. I have been infected since 1989, and disabled since 1995. […]

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My latest talk and more

Published on Nov 16th, 2021 in Dharma Teaching, News

I was honored to give the talk last Sunday for the great folks at Sangha Live. The subject was Spiritual Bypass. You can see the talk at https://sangha.live/dharma-library/getting-real-with-spiritual-bypass/ I am […]

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New 2 part class

Published on Aug 3rd, 2020 in Dharma Teaching, News

I will again be offering (with Carol Cano) the class “Practicing with Sexual Energy” via EBMC. We will of course be online, and dealing with the effects of the Shelter […]

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Stump The Monk

Published on Oct 7th, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, Media, News

I have been hard at work on a new project with my friend Fred Gebhardt called Stump The Monk. This will be a video podcast released monthly via Patreon. I […]

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A Talk on Embodiment and Appropriate Response

Published on Sep 17th, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, Media

Go HERE for the audio of a talk I gave at the Tuesday Satsang Group in the East Bay lead by Sean Feit Oakes.

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Offerings

Published on Aug 28th, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, News, Reflection

I just returned from a week long visit with All Beings Zen Sangha in Washington DC. Last month I was with the Austin Zen Center for a week as well. […]

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A Moral Revival

Published on Apr 9th, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, News, Reflection

As a queer guy who recalls the days when the idea of “morality” was used by the religious right against queer folks starting with Jerry Falwell’s “Moral Majority”. This ownership […]

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Loving Kindness Meditation

Published on Jan 20th, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, Reflection

Loving Kindness Meditation   This is what should be accomplished by the one who is wise, Who seeks the good, and has obtained peace.   Let one be strenuous, upright, […]

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Kindness

Published on Jan 3rd, 2019 in Dharma Teaching, Story

Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, […]

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