45. Honesty lasts shortest

It was the deafening calm before the storm. Ben knows what’s coming after a shitty performance review. This can’t go on any longer. So Ben decides to come clean and accept any consequence of doing so. After all, honesty is the best policy. Both for yourself and for others…

38. Guilty of thought-crimes

Ben’s attention jumped in all directions again. Discipline gone, clarity gone. That’s why he returned to the meditation center like a lost son. Simply volunteering. Seems very utopian. Well, no. Appearances are deceptive. The urge to control is everywhere. Even in a place with so-called acceptance and letting go…