Today is a Great Day to Be a Fool

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day, a day when we traditionally prank others to make them feel embarrassed, and sometimes just a little bit bad about getting things wrong, making mistakes and just generally not being 100% on top of everything. But I thought I might take a moment today to speak out in favor of foolishness and fools everywhere.

Although our culture today tends to look down on fools …

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Maybe, We'll See

Sometimes the hardest part of mindfulness for me is the practice of keeping an open mind. It’s all too easy to let my emotions hijack my better sense and cause me to forget that I actually don’t know what the future will bring. So it’s a good thing that Buddhist wisdom, and life itself, are always there to help me remember.

For instance, there is one well-known Buddhist …

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