Pickles, Dragons, and Creativity

Pickles, Dragons, and Creativity

For this article, I’ll write a little bit about my own creative process. I got myself into a pickle this summer… Well more like a big vat of pickles, more like an alchemical crucible I’ve agreed to immerse myself in until, hopefully, something crisp and tart and...
The Heartbeat of Life : Action and Emptiness

The Heartbeat of Life : Action and Emptiness

I was having a conversation this morning with one of my meditation students, and we got onto the question of action and emptiness. It’s often confusing when to back off from activity and take a break. The worried mind wonders, “Am I copping out?” Shouldn’t I keep...