You Better Vote!

An excerpt from Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism From The Inside Out, Chapter 11: Cultivating Moral Character – Get Political A country is only as strong as the people who make it up and the country turns into what people want it to become… We made the world we’re living in, and we have to make …

You Better Vote!Read More »

Advice to Emery by Charles Johnson

In Charles Johnson’s recent essay, Advice To Emery, published in the October edition of 3rd Act Magazine, he offers 10 points of advice for his grandson, Emery. I was delighted to discover that words from Mindful of Race were included as point number 2! Read: Advice to Emery In speaking with Dr. Johnson about this …

Advice to Emery by Charles JohnsonRead More »

Jonathan Fields of the Good Life Project Interviews Ruth King

Growing up in South Central, LA in the ’60s and ’70s, Ruth King was taught to bury her emotions, to hide her heart and do what was necessary to survive. Feeling was not a good thing, getting home safe was. But, eventually, a call to reconnect with her big heart and deep empathy came in the form …

Jonathan Fields of the Good Life Project Interviews Ruth KingRead More »

The Art of Letting Go, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, August 2018 Newsletter

The Art of Letting Go by Ruth King The Fear of Letting Go “If I let go, what can I be certain of? Where will I land? What will I gain?” Oftentimes we’re afraid to let go because we want to avoid the feelings of disorientation and groundlessness that can arise in the process of …

The Art of Letting Go, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, August 2018 NewsletterRead More »

Mindful Magazine Review of Mindful of Race

Long overdue discussions around race in America are finally having a moment—one that needs to last a very long time. The Netflix series Dear White People recently released its second season, as did Donald Glover’s Atlanta on FX. Both were created by young African-Americans who have a lot to say; and in unique and hard-hitting …

Mindful Magazine Review of Mindful of RaceRead More »

Statement from the Spirit Rock Teachers Council

As Buddhist meditation leaders, teachers and practitioners, we are concerned with the welfare and safety of everyone in our society. These commitments are based upon an understanding of our shared vulnerability in this life. Separating migrant children from their families unambiguously harms children and their families – this harm is immediate and severe and endures …

Statement from the Spirit Rock Teachers CouncilRead More »

Endorsements

Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness This wonderfully insightful book challenges us to face our racial history with greater courage, compassion, and creativity. Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge This powerful and penetrating book offers us healing medicine for the great suffering of …

EndorsementsRead More »

Scroll to Top