Dharma Talks

Gimme the Finger!

Zen Master Gutei Chikan was famous for his One Finger Zen. Whenever he was asked about the Way he would simply raise a single finger. His attendant, a young boy, often imitated Master Gutei...


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The Gift of Tears

It’s hard to express our vulnerability. This is especially true of men. Boys are told from a very young age that crying is an expression of weakness. Real men don’t cry–they just suck up...


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What Addicts Don't Know

I received a call from admissions regarding a potential patient for our program. The attending psychiatrist was reluctant to send him to our Partial Hospitalization Program. She knew his history of herion addiction and...


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