Thich Nhat Hanh Poetry

Enjoy this selection of a few favorite verses by the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen master who died today at age 95. You Are Me You are me and I am you. It is obvious that we are inter-are. You cultivate the flower in yourself so that I will be beautiful. I transform…… Continue reading Thich Nhat Hanh Poetry

Smiling Meditation & Homemade Toothpaste

Last week, the planets aligned, and a long-awaited dream came true: I learned how to make natural toothpaste. I had long since learned the dangers of fluoride and other substances and additives in “mainstream” toothpaste brands such as Crest and Colgate. For years, I’ve been buying supposedly natural, “organic” toothpastes from the store. However, where…… Continue reading Smiling Meditation & Homemade Toothpaste