The Zen Business

The Zen Business

I like my life. It’s good. I have a lot of freedom. I have a shaky and unpredictable, but generally reasonable income. I have people all over the world who like what I do and help me do it. I love my job. If any of the following sounds like complaining, I’m sorry for my […]

There’s More to Meditation Than Meditation

There’s More to Meditation Than Meditation

Once again another article about the dangers of meditation is making the rounds of the Interwebs. This one is from the Guardian in the UK and is called Is Mindfulness Making Us Ill. My favorite part of this new article goes: Rather than removing the source of stress, whether that’s unfeasible workloads, poor management or […]

Ziggy Stardust and the Ace of Spades

Ziggy Stardust and the Ace of Spades

I’m not sure when I first heard David Bowie, but I became a fan when he put out the Scary Monsters album. Ironically, that was the last album of his I ever really cared much about. The stuff he put out after that wasn’t bad — well, other than “Modern Love,” yuck! It just didn’t […]

Does the Truth Even Matter?

Does the Truth Even Matter?

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.  Pilate saith unto […]

My Christmas Sucked

My Christmas sucked ass. Well, not entirely. There were some bright spots in the debacle that I endured over the Christmas 2015 holiday week. But mostly it sucked. Maybe one of these days I’ll tell you all about it. Maybe not. Trust me, though. It was epic in its suck. Often in old Zen books […]