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“What Would Buddha Do?” by Gary Gach

2010 April 07

If wisdom can be symbolized by the head, and meditation by the heart, then we see ethics as pertaining to the body: refining our instinctual nature. The Buddhist invitation is thus to live with body, heart, and head as one; to fully keep our appointment with life.

"Vowing Peace in an Age of War: Part 4" by Alan Senauke

2010 April 06

To achieve peace, we need to understand that the potential for hatred—or goodness—that we see in our enemies exists simultaneously in ourselves.

"The Fourth Noble Truth: Suffering As A Resource" by Reginald Ray

2010 April 05

When we take our suffering seriously, contemplating it and experiencing it fully, fundamental transformation can occur.

"Stupefaction" by Susan Piver

2010 April 02

Contemplative practice can reveal a kind of wisdom that transcends the conventional mind, and our relationships--whether personal and spiritual--are catalysts for self-understanding.

"Understanding Karma" by Reginald Ray

2010 March 22

According to Buddhism, all of our actions bring consequences, no matter how insignificant they seem.

"A Baptist-Buddhist" by Jan Willis

2010 March 10

Ultimately, labels and names do not matter: our religious life teaches us eternal truths that transcend worldly boundaries.

"Love Lessons" by Lama Surya Das

2010 March 01

For our children’s sake, it is vitally important that we try to live up to our own principles in life, walk our talk, and practice what we preach.

"Being Alone" by Barry Magid

2010 March 01

It’s important to remember that we all share common problems and difficulties, even when we feel as though nobody can relate to our particular situation.

"I Don’t Know" by Lin Jensen

2010 January 20

Don’t worry about having the right answer to all of life’s questions.

 

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