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Life and death in the forest

“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” –  The Buddha My wife and I try to hike in the Pisgah National Forest every Sunday, specifically in … Continue reading

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Building sandcastles

“Like a sandcastle, all is temporary. Build it, tend it, enjoy it. And when the time comes, let it go.” – Jack Kornfield In 1807, in a small farming community in Anson County, North Carolina a girl was born that would … Continue reading

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A Buddha’s truth: Nothing last forever

Buddha’s Four Noble Truths 1. Life is characterized by impermanence and suffering, or Dukkha (suffering). 2. The Origin of Dukkha is attachment to desire. 3. The cessation (end) of Dukkha is achieved, not by belief, but by the contemplation, understanding, … Continue reading

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