Featured Articles and Journals: fearlessness

November 6, 2014
Watching my son sail off into the sunset on his skateboard, I am reminded of not only his first introduction to the art of shredding but also prompted to look deeper at the way in which I approach fear.
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August 4, 2014
On August 5, 2012, a man came to a place of spirituality and murdered six people he had never met. Pulling the same trigger, he sent a grandfather into a coma that his family still prays he will wake from. The same trigger sent bullets to riddle the...
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April 1, 2014
This extraordinary description of fearless love, on behalf of my 3-year-old, is a constant reminder to soften, listen, and open to my shaky heart. Here, my 3- year-old describes – without prompting or any previous conversations about love, human...
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April 26, 2013
  I’ve always had a stock of “worst case scenarios” tucked away somewhere in my mind that would fill my heart with dread whenever I was brave enough to consider what life would be like should any of them ever come to pass. Some of these...
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by Joren
September 20, 2012
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June 25, 2012
I got snippy with a guy the other day. I could see the surprise on this face, so I realized I needed to turn down the volume. I felt a bit embarrassed and he felt a bit hurt. We went on with our conversation, pretending like nothing...
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by Joren
June 21, 2012
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June 18, 2012
Life is beautiful and full of pain. When we feel something painful in our hearts, our instinct is to escape. We can be like little kids, seeing a bee and running away in terror.
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April 26, 2012
The Buddha Freestyles is a new weekly column where I will take a quote from hip-hop and occasionally other forms of music and interpret how it can relate to living a life of mindfulness and compassion. Have a suggested lyric? Send it over. --
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by Joren
March 1, 2012
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by Joren
October 13, 2011
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