Why is happiness hard to find?

It seems pretty easy to deduce that what drives all of us, including animals and creatures, is the instinctive wish to be happy and to not suffer. It underlies every action we do, every choice we make. Nothing wrong with that! But we ought to ask ourselves why, no...
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 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

Postcard 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

I arrived in Miami this morning, on an early flight from Raleigh, NC. The sun was shining! The air was warm! Since mid-2012, I’ve seen only a glimpse of sunny weather; and the way my schedule looks, I won’t have a proper summer until June 2015, when...