“It is good to think of, and to pray for, the victims of yet another senseless tragedy. It may even be helpful. However, engaged Buddhism calls us to action. How can we transform our compassion into reality? What can we DO, to make a change; to be the difference?” – Leslie Rawls, 04/28/2019, calling the… Continue reading Transform Compassion into Reality
Aware that looking deeply at the nature of suffering can help us develop understanding and compassion, we are determined to come home to ourselves, to recognize, accept, embrace and listen to our own suffering with the energy of mindfulness. We will do our best not to run away from our own suffering or cover it… Continue reading #4 – Taking Care of Suffering
“To care for the present is to care for the future” – Thay, from “Our Appointment with Life” Actions we can take to care for the present: Take care of our health Don’t go into debt Look Deeply, and know yourself (Kevin) Take care of Mother Earth Dale Wilbanks: “For me, I suffer far… Continue reading Take Care of the Present
How much we have in common is not the measure of our relationship. The measure is how we treat each other.