Sam Mowe

Sam Mowe is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. His interviews have also appeared in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and The Sun. He is also the editor of Lineages, a publication of the Garrison Institute. Sam is a regular contributor to Spirituality & Health. 

Death Is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life's End

Getting to know Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD.

Book Review: Death Is But a Dream

“The prejudices of present-day medical training have caused an inability to see …

How an Earthier Christianity Might Save Us

An Interview with Fred Bahnson

A Garden for Enlightenment

An Interview with Martin Mosko

Embrace Your Daily Grind

An Interview with Leah Weiss

3 Best Practices for Future Happiness

An Interview with David DeSteno

Is Buddhism True?

An Interview with Robert Wright

Listening to Trees

An Interview with David Haskell

Book Review: ​Unsubscribe

“To be a spiritual rebel,” Josh Korda writes in Unsubscribe, “one has to give th…

The Art of Caring: An Interview with Frank Ostaseski

“In Buddhism, we often talk about enlightenment or awakening, but words like tha…

What Really Happens When We Meditate

An interview with Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson about their new book, Alte…

Real Love Is an Ability: An Interview with Sharon Salzberg

Real love is love that is no longer dependent on another person. Instead, love …

What to do When Your Mind Starts to Growl

An interview with Sylvia Boorstein

Make Room for All Your Feelings

An Interview with Mark Epstein

Book Review: Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life

Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of LifeBy Jessica Nutik Zitte…

The Way of Silence: An Interview with Adyashanti

When people allow themselves to connect with what their spiritual life is about for them—what their deep questions are, what their deep yearning is—then they have all the vitality they need

Prepare to Listen

An Interview with Krista Tippett

Train Your Mind to Break That Habit

An Interview with Hugh Byrne

Book Review: Water in Plain Sight

Water in Plain SightHope for a Thirsty WorldBy Judith D. SchwartzSt. Martin’s Pr…

Book Review: Emotional Rescue

Emotional RescueHow to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion i…

Book Review: Awake at the Bedside

Awake at the BedsideContemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life C…

Dying as a Spiritual Practice: An Interview with BJ Miller

Sam Mowe: You’re the executive director at Zen Hospice Project. Are you a Zen pr…

Not Written in Stone

An Interview With Rabbi Rachel Cowan

Book Review: Revelation

RevelationA Search for Faith in a Violent Religious Worldby Dennis CovingtonLitt…

Book Review: In Search of Buddha’s Daughters

In Search of Buddha’s DaughtersA Modern Journey Down Ancient Roadsby Christine T…

Create a Safe Place for All Your Emotıons

An Interview with Josh Korda

Book Review: Break the Norms

Break the NormsQuestioning Everything You Think You Know about God and Truth, Li…

Emotional Hygiene

An Interview with Daniel Goleman

Wake up from Unworthiness

An Interview with Tara Brach

Vidyamala Burch: Living Well With Chronic Pain

An Interview With Vidyamala Burch

Book Review: Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

Fail, Fail Again, Fail BetterWise Advice for Leaning into the Unknownby Pema Chö…

Book Review: Altrusim

AltruismThe Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the WorldBy Matthieu Rica…

Your Body Knows the Answer

An Interview with David Rome

Book Review: A Fearless Heart

A Fearless HeartHow the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives…

5 Questions for Diane Meier

A dialogue on end-of-life care

5 Questions for Koshin Paley Ellison

A dialogue on end-of-life care

5 Questions for Ira Byock

A dialogue on end-of-life care

5 Questions for Tim Ringgold

A dialogue on end-of-life care

5 Questions for Katy Butler

A dialogue on end-of-life care

What Good is Meditation in a Plane Crash?

An Interview with Allan Lokos

Book Review: Silence

SilenceThe Power of Quiet in a World Full of NoiseBy Thich Nhat Hanh HARPER…

The Practice of Becoming Intimate with Self and Other

An Interview with Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

Q&A with Dr. Dan Siegel

Brainstorm author Dr. Dan Siegel on the power of harmony, cultivating “mindsight,” and why you should learn to think more like a teen.

Q&A: Clark Strand

Author of Waking the Buddha

Book Review: Waking the Buddha

Waking the BuddhaHow the Most Dynamic and Empowering Buddhist Movement in Histor…

Renewing Our Relationship With the Earth

Forget about economics and policy. Valuing the earth reconnects us to ourselves.…

Called to Act

The founder of Buddhist Global Relief, Brooklyn-born monk Bhikku Bodhi reflects on his path from inner peace to changing the world.

Living for the Future with Joanna Macy

Eco-Buddhist Joanna Macy on facing an uncertain future, changing the world through love, and looking at the Earth as an extension of ourselves.