Emerging from Silence

Returning to writing Many moments in my life have prompted me to take time to think in silence. The amount of time varies – from a few seconds or hours to days, even years. My last post sidetracked me. I ruminated, exploring who I am, what I want to say and who I want to … [Read more…]

So what is a Practicing Person?

Practicing Person Defined Many of you may consider yourself a Practicing Person, regardless of what you believe or don’t believe. Practicing Persons hail from any religion or culture. Even those with no religion can be a Practicing Person. Every day, we each have the chance to quite literally practice being a person, even when we … [Read more…]

and so it begins…

“I’m a practicing person.” That’s what I said to a Buddhist man I met in August of 1999 as we stood in line to use the loo prior to going into Central Park to listen to the Dali Lama give a free lecture during his trip to New York City. The man offered up in … [Read more…]