Lorna Edwards

Exploring a secular dharma: SBN’s online course
SBN's free online course on explores key concepts a secular dharma. Participants in the course will go through the course modules, discuss the topics in each module with each other, and meet on Zoom every two weeks with the instructors for the course.
What are the core elements of a secular approach to the dharma?
At a recent online meeting of leaders and facilitators of secular Buddhist groups, organizations, and sanghas, various perspectives were offered on the best way to define or describe a secular approach to the dharma.
Lorna Edwards on Frederick Buechner’s poem, ‘Found’
Lorna Edwards introduces a Frederick Buechner poem, 'Found,' which invites us to pay attention to what it means to be truly human, acknowledging our relationship to the world - both as loving it and being terrified by it.
Lorna Edwards on Mary Oliver’s poem, ‘The Moth, the Mountains, the Rivers’
Lorna Edwards introduces a Mary Oliver poem, 'The Moth, The Mountains, The Rivers,' which speaks to the fragility/ever changing nature of life in all its forms and invites us to reflect on our role as humans on this planet.
An adventure in embracing life
For Lorna Edwards, David Whyte's poem, 'Enough', is an invitation to reflect on how we live in the world, how we need to embrace life as it is.