Chapter 160, The Việt Nam Chapter of the Veterans For Peace
Following Mike's idea,
I've written emails and posted a message on my FB page, offered friends the opportunity to practice generosity by contributing gifts of cash for those we visit who are suffering the continuing legacy of the war, the effects of Agent Orange. I've promised to include all names and home towns of contributors on a list which will be in the envelope with the cash. Even if not many respond, a lot of people have been reminded of the AO issue. I included links to AO…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2012 at 9:21am — 2 Comments
Reading Don Blackburn's book, All You Have Given, Meditations on War, Peace, & Reconciliation.
Sitting in the San Francisco sun, tears flowing, deeply touched by the words on the page, the images they create in the mind and the feelings they convey.
Thank you, Don.
Posted on March 5, 2012 at 4:32am
HANOI, April 2005
Fresh and feeling pretty angelic after a three-month tour of the country with my Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, 100 monks and nuns and 98 international lay friends, I'm enjoying an additional and totally unexpected month in Hanoi. I've just met two people, both Americans, who quickly become very important in my life....Lady Borton and Hank Baker. She becomes my dear friend and mentor of sorts. He becomes my housemate and cherished partner. The two of them persuade me to…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2012 at 5:44am — 1 Comment