Best to think I’ll die today

  We know we’ll die one day, but we can’t stand the thought of it so we live in the fantasy that somehow we’re permanent. But best, as Lama Zopa Rinpoche says, to think that we’ll die today.   It’s too shocking! We think that if that happens, then why bother...
Postcard 68 from Robina: Laguna Beach, March 28, 2016

Postcard 68 from Robina: Laguna Beach, March 28, 2016

Thubten Kunga Center director Rebecca Smith met me in Miami on Monday February 29 and drove me the hour up the coast to Deerfield Beach. The center has been there for twenty-plus years, started by Jacie Keeley, one of Lama Yeshe’s former attendants. She settled in the...
Postcard 36 from Robina: Florida, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Postcard 36 from Robina: Florida, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Well, I did get a feel for Deerfield Beach: the first of my two weeks here has gone, and I like it. Not just Deerfield Beach but Fort Lauderdale as well, the next town down. It seems they’ve all grown to the point where they’ve merged as one continuous suburban...