Jake Lorfing

Jake Lorfing has practiced in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition since 1985. He is a mostly retired registered nurse. He teaches meditation in prisons and is an instructor of Miksang Contemplative Photography. His short stories have appeared in two collected works of Buddhist fiction from Wisdom Publications.

Magazine Personal Reflections

Molly’s Death

Six of us carried Molly’s body up the narrow, twisting staircase, an embrace so intimate and sweet that the experience remains vivid for me months after her death. Her passing was expected and uneventful, like many I’ve witnessed—a slow withdrawal, a growing acceptance of the inevitable, and a quiet release. Molly had struggled for four […]

By Jake Lorfing
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