Now Is The Time We have Been Practicing For

From Lion’s Roar When I woke up November 9, 2016 there was an email in my box from Lion’s Roar asking for quick responses to the election. I was still a bit dazed but the deadline was within hours. I sat down after talking with our sangha, Still Breathing...

Remembering The Ancestors

My mother would tell me horror stories of her times where hatred was up close and chants were sung to terrorize. Fear would come over me because nothing had changed since then; we were still black. I lived my life with such awareness and yet I remember how the church...

We are and We are Not

(photo by omaryousief) “We are all one.” This is dry wisdom. It crackles and blows in the wind.  It is often not moistened, seasoned or held down with compassion toward the relative experiences of those who are considered unacceptable in this world. Dry...