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Posts for Parenthood

"Family Life as Practice" by John Makransky

2010 March 19

Buddhist “non-attachment” is sometimes misconstrued as “non-loving.” But in the Buddhist view, self-protective clinging prevents us from loving our families more unconditionally, powerfully, and enjoyably.

Jane Hirshfield: "Leaving the Palace"

2010 March 16

"There is no knowledge won without sacrifice and this is one of the hard truths of human existence; in order to gain anything you must first lose everything."

Mark Epstein: “Beyond Ordinary Happiness”

2010 March 09

"This world does not have to be a painful place, but it’s up to each one of us to turn ourselves into a Buddha."

"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.

 

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