Noelle Oxenhandler reviews the latest project of Zen priest Ruth Ozeki.
Noelle Oxenhandler asks what happens when an aging mind practices mindfulness of its own decline.
Anger was carefully modulated in my family. As a small child, my supreme act of rage was to hurl my father’s toothbrush to the bottom of the carpeted stairs. For a long time, looking back, I saw this as a rather pathetically impotent gesture. But now I can see the power in that small act: […]