Mind Work

March 1, 2012
Cover Image: Mind Work by Peter Clothier

In this collection of short, highly readable essays Peter Clothier explores his past and present in the effort to discern which parts of his life are essential and which might be left behind. Within the framework of an active Buddhist meditation practice, Mind Work is an authentic search for the creative core through a process […]

The “Mosque”

September 1, 2010

A new friend and reader of my blog, The Buddha Diaries, challenged me — whether consciously or not—to offer my own thoughts on the brouhaha around that “mosque” planned for a location two blocks for the site of the World Trade Center. My friend…


January 16, 2010
Cover Image: Persist by Peter Clothier

Persist: In Praise of the Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad with Commerce is a collection of essays spanning thirty years of engagement with the culture of our times. Peter Clothier is a long-time student of the dharma and a meditation practitioner. In this context he examines the qualities of compassion, perseverance, and discernment […]