Shit doesn’t just happen – it happens for a reason! There is a spiritual lesson in it. Look for one!

I find it fascinating, how things fall into our lap just when we need them. Not a day sooner, not a day later. After a couple of months of weekly visits to doctors, I finally had a biopsy done as well as some additional blood work. Last Friday my allergist called and informed me that I tested positive for lupus. About three months… Continue Reading


Robert Aitken

When You Check in to a Hospital When you check in to a hospital the procedures are arbitrary and infantalizing. After you are there for a while you realize they are just right for you, yet the procedures have not changed. When you first take up zazen, you hear the expression “All Beings by Nature… Continue Reading