Common Ground Meditation Center http://commongroundmeditation.org Practicing together in the footsteps of the Buddha Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:02:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Race-The Power of an Illusion http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/race-the-power-of-an-illusion/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/race-the-power-of-an-illusion/#respond Wed, 27 Jan 2016 23:32:36 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12389 As you may have heard, 29 Common Ground leaders recently started a 10-week antiracism circle at the center. Every week we’ll share a reading from the antiracism circle, which we’ll also put in a binder in the lobby. This week

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Dana- What’s the Deal? http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/dana-whats-the-deal/ http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/dana-whats-the-deal/#respond Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:22:06 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12353 By Jana Larson   Continuing in the tradition of Buddhist monasteries in Southeast Asia, all programs at Common Ground are offered free of charge in the spirit of dana, or generosity.   When first hanging around Common Ground, I found

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Supporting Youth Programs at CG http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/announcement/supporting-youth-programs-at-cg/ Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:35:40 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12269 Dear friends, What is the value of the dhamma, this path of practice? When I reflect on its value in my life, there arises a profound sense of gratitude for the love and wisdom I’ve received through this practice and

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News from Board of Directors http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/announcement/news-from-board-of-directors/ Mon, 07 Dec 2015 21:41:13 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12254 Secretary’s Corner: News from Common Ground’s Board of Directors December 7, 2015 Dear friends, Common Ground’s Board of Directors meets every one or two months to discuss important aspects of our center’s operations. In this update, I, Gabe Keller, the

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Denny Johnson http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/announcement/denny-johnson/ Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:51:08 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=12103 Denny Johnson Dear Friends, I am writing to share the sad news that our good friend Denny Johnson passed away recently in a tractor accident. Words can not convey the depth of feeling and mystery of losing someone who was

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Come and See… http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/come-see/ Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:20:31 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=8654 Nobody can teach me who I am. You can describe parts of me, but who I am–and what I need–is something I have to find out myself. –-Chinua Achebe

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Stories of Generosity: Mina Leierwood http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/stories-generosity-mina-leierwood/ Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:17:03 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=8512 Stories of Generosity from the Common Ground Community:  This month’s profile-Mina Leierwood Over the year, we have been profiling community members about their volunteer experience.  Be on the look-out for more profiles over the next few months, describing the volunteer work

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Stories of Generosity: Judy, Mimi, Susan and Julie http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/stories-generosity-judy-mimi-susan-julie/ Thu, 08 Jan 2015 22:55:04 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=7236 Stories of Generosity from the Common Ground Community:  This month’s profile-Judy, Mimi, Susan and Julie Over the year, we have been profiling community members about their volunteer experience.  Be on the look-out for more profiles over the next few months, describing

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Love http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/love/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:49:36 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=6980 The post Love appeared first on Common Ground Meditation Center.

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Stories of Generosity: Meredith Sommers http://commongroundmeditation.org/blog/reflection/stories-generosity-meredith-sommers/ Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:39:10 +0000 http://commongroundmeditation.org/?p=5934 Stories of Generosity from the Common Ground Community:  This month’s profile-Meredith Sommers Over the year, we have been profiling community members about their volunteer experience.  Be on the look-out for more profiles over the next few months, describing the volunteer work

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