Monthly Archives: May 2011

“Californication’s” Madeline Martin & Jizo

I gave the awesome Madeline Martin a gold Jizo pendant at the DPA Golden Globe Gift Suite at L’Hermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills.  Madeline plays Becca, the teenage daughter of two very lovesick parents on Showtime’s “Californication.” […]

By | 2011-05-30T09:29:58+00:00 May 30th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Fans, Inner Child|0 Comments

“Mad Men’s” Kiernan Shipka is Mad for Valerie Johns’ Book for Little Buddhists

Kiernan Shipka, the darling daughter of AMC’S “Mad Men” met Jizo, Chibi and I on a couple of different occasions.  The first time we met, we went though my book, “Why a Fly?” which teaches children about Zen koans, the unanswerable questions that teach us as we sit with their mysteries. […]

By | 2011-05-27T10:08:54+00:00 May 27th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Fans|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Contemplation: Attachment …and Then Detaching

This Sunday, we celebrated our first attachment figure:  Mom.  Like it or not, we internalized her since we were conceived.  I remember a New Yorker cartoon depicting a new mother holding her baby while talking with a friend.  The caption read, “I know the voice she hears in her head at my age will be [...]

By | 2011-05-08T18:48:44+00:00 May 8th, 2011|All, Buddhism, Inner Child, Therapy|1 Comment