Tag Archives: Dalai Lama

Seeds of compassion

“Encountering sufferings will definitely contribute to the elevation of your spiritual practice, provided you are able to transform the calamity and misfortune into the path.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama I am not a coffee drinker so in the morning … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to H. H. the Dalai Lama

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – H. H. the Dalai Lama Fifteen years ago I read The Art … Continue reading

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World peace and yeast rolls?

“Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world.” – Donald J. Trump tweet 5-24-17 When you watch a beauty pageant and a judge ask … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

“The only clear thing is that we humans are the only species with the power to destroy the earth as we know it. The birds have no such power, nor do the insects, nor does any mammal. Yet if we … Continue reading

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Be a better whatever-you-already-are

“Do not try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are.” – H.H. the Dalai Lama XIV I get accused from time to time of picking on Christians which, at … Continue reading

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Holiday Chaos

“When mothers talk about the depression of the empty nest, they’re not mourning the passing of all those wet towels on the floor, or the music that numbs your teeth, or even the bottle of capless shampoo dribbling down the … Continue reading

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A holiday skunk tale

  This has been a tough year for the skunk population in my neck of the woods. It seems that I have seen and smelled more dead skunks on the side of the road than I have in years past. … Continue reading

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