Beautiful November

I hope that you are enjoying the beautiful fall weather. If you have been affected by the political wrangling within our city, I hope that it has not affected your capacity to see each day as a precious gift. As I travel through the greater D.C., area, I hear stories of concern and uncertainty.  Even though our region has not ... Read More »

Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman Discuss Love Your Enemies

Leading meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg and Tibetan Buddhist scholar, Tenzin Robert Thurman will tackle the gold standard of spiritual topics from their new book Love Your Enemies, on October 14 at Friends Meetinghouse in Dupont Circle, D.C. Mixing ancient Buddhist wisdom, modern psychology and the latest neuroscience, they will address the real sources of rage and fear and offer practical solutions ... Read More »

The Green Journey into Herbalism

When did it happen to you—the plants on the side of the road caught your eye. You may have wondered aloud; What plant is that? Is it medicinal? How can I use it?  Today, plant lovers can download an app to aid in proper identification.    Using the botanical name to research a plant is essential in discovering its chemical ... Read More »