No more posts will be added to the Salty Dharma blog, instead please checkout the Lazy River Sangha
People are scared right now, and this fear is making them do stupid, greedy things. The fact of the matter is that everyone gets sicks, sooner or later. But that knowledge isn't very helpful to most people, only Seeker Buddhas can really do something useful with it. If everyone gets sick eventually, then sickness isn't … Continue reading In Times of Worry: The COVID Scare
Have you ever touched something when it was dry, and then touched it again when it was wet? Duh, of course, we all have. How about when it was hot and when it was cold? Sure, we've all done that too. Have you ever seen a tree under a clear sky, then a gray one, … Continue reading Is It Snow or Is It Water?
Even dark thoughts and feelings are the mind trying to help you in some way.
When it's raining, it's not raining too---everything's like that. I had to take the dog out for a walk this morning. It's a cold day with colder rain. It's supposed to rain until sometime tomorrow. The rivers are gonna rise, streams are gonna jump their banks, and the sidewalk in front of my house is … Continue reading Between the Raindrops
Sometimes I'm an idealist; life is beautiful and bright, all is mind and everything can be done. Sometimes I'm the cynic; life is ugly and dark, all is senseless and nothing matters. My life has been a battle between these two. I pray to Fuck that the cynic doesn't win. I don't want nihilism to … Continue reading The Confusion of Oblivion & Being
"Dharma" means teaching, but it also means the natural laws that these teachings point to... all we have to do to grok the Dharma is to pay attention, because the true nature of things is always in plain sight.