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Donate to Support Veterans and Their Pets

DONATE TO SUPPORT! The Veterans’ Pets Health Care Fund of the Zaltho Foundation, which supports veterans and their family members since 1993, recognizes that pets often play a big role in veterans’ recovery and sense of wellbeing. Our Veterans’ Pets Healthcare Fund helps local (Fort Walton Beach, FL area) veterans to afford the high cost…


NEW BOOK by Claude AnShin Thomas

On the Edges of Sleep - Poems of War and Memory In his first book of poetry, Vietnam combat veteran and Zen Buddhist monk Claude AnShin Thomas explores the boundaries of awareness; the landscape of longing; and the lasting, invisible wounds of war. Book Review "In his first book of poetry, Claude AnShin Thomas, a Zen…


Veterans Retreat Notes

In April 2024 the Magnolia Zen Center hosted a 5-day Veterans Retreat. This was an opportunity for military veterans and their loved ones to address the unique personal challenges they face as a result of their service. Participants learned practical tools and insights to help them navigate post-service life and find peace with their un-peacefulness.…


The Real Costs of War

by Peter Lawson A Son’s Perspective I never served in the military, so I usually feel that I have no right to complain or whine about my life not being perfect. I feel guilty for not being grateful enough, because my life is easy and I have everything I need. It is embarrassing for me to…


Get to Know Our Sangha – Patricia Smith

When and where was your first encounter with Buddhist practice? This was in mid to late 1980's in Concord, Massachusetts. What do you like best about your Zen Buddhist practice? I like the internal peace giving the external perspective. What has been a challenging aspect in your Zen Buddhist practice? Allotting the time for the…




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