Compassion in Action

For those of you I havent met, Im Jen Kehs, a graduate of InsightLAs facilitator training program. I currently guide drop-in meditations at InsightLA, occasionally lead the Mindful Writers Sitting Group and co-facilitate InsightLA’s Queer Mindfulness af... Read more


This past weekend, in fact, on the Mother’s Day weekend, a friend of mine lost one of her kitties. Tululah, the cat had a kidney problem and recently developed cancer in her stomach, which led to a relatively quick decline. Tululah was one of the two ... Read more

Mindfulness & Technology

Jack and I recently went to lead meditations for Tristan Harris’s Humane Technology conference. Tristan, a meditator and celebrated technology reformer, opened his talk with a quote from E.O.Wilson. When he was asked if we will be able to solve the cris... Read more

Breath! Delight in Meditation

Most of us live in a busy, goal-directed culture. In our meditation life, that same goal-directed energy is always searching for a special experience, attainable only in the future; a state that’s higher, better, different from where we are right now. F... Read more

A Dream Come True

Did you ever have a dream come true that you hardly even dared to dream? This is that dream: InsightLA has been given the chance to create beautiful contemplative programs in the San Bernardino mountains. And this summer we’re hosting our very first... Read more

Out of the Closet And Into One's Truth

Last night the moon rose huge and round, the third Supermoon of the year, coinciding with the Spring Equinox and Purim. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the tale of this Jewish holiday. In a nutshell, the anti-Semitic Prime Minister dec... Read more