Monthly Archives: December 2012

Right Livelihood: A Wide Margin…

I am returning to the Boston area after a year of living in western MA. I moved here because I wanted to live in a more small town, rural environment. It didn’t disappoint. I love it here–the people, the landscape, … Continue reading

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Right Livelihood: Hey buddy, it’s your life!

In one of his stand-up routines, Jerry Seinfeld tells the story of someone sitting in the back of a careening NYC cab, calmly saying to himself, “Boy, I’d never do that with my car.” Then Seinfeld comments, “Hey buddy, it’s … Continue reading

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Live As If You Died

Jon Kabat-Zinn, in Wherever You Go There You Are, discusses how Buckminster Fuller contemplated suicide, decided not to, but from that point on decided to live his life as if he had died that night. “Being dead, he wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Right Livelihood: A Personal Economy

This blog post by Tony Bernhard, a community dharma leader at Spirit Rock, seized my heart. I have alternated between thinking, or avoiding thinking, for years about this topic. “For us, livelihood is most often simply equated with our job, with what … Continue reading

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