Momma Zen, book review

By Cindy Black / April 23, 2012 /

  I am not a parent, yet this book moved me deeply. Any experience can be used as a learning ground for spiritual development. Karen Maezen Miller shows how to take everyday experiences and transform them into profound learning. In addition to revealing Zen philosophy to my western mind, I gained a greater appreciation for…

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When Loui Falls Over

By Cindy Black / July 4, 2009 /

Loui is one of our big black cats. We met him the day he was born in my closet, on a black bath mat, with his two black siblings, sleeping with his black mother. It was a mass of black fur, difficult to differentiate in the darkness of an unlit closet. The only difference between…

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