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The Book of Joy

A friend gave me this to read. She knows (to some degree) what I’ve been going through and lent this to me to read. The book is by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams. 748 more words

What I see

I don’t see colour I just see people

I just see individuals who are due respect

For being on the same journey as me

Irrespective of anyone’s beliefs… 46 more words


Stop and Look

Sometimes our emotions can make us feel helpless and though they can certainly feel quite powerful, we mustn’t allow ourselves to think we are power… 432 more words


My Personal Path to Buddhism: The Jimboyana

My name is James. I am a 26 year old male, living in Washington State. I grew up in a non-denominational Christian church, in a middle class neighborhood.  767 more words


Leave no trace

“I long ago lost a hound, a bay horse, and a turtle dove, and I am still on their trail,“ wrote Henry David Thoreau in… 509 more words

Vernacular Landscape

Today Is A New Day

Every day we wake up to a new day.  We sometimes face challenges, setbacks and heartache and this is all very natural.  But it’s also largely up to us whether or not we compound our own suffering.   189 more words


I have no direct knowledge of God

It took me a while to figure this out.

I cannot say that I have ever had direct knowledge of God. I have had notions of God pitched to me for as long as I can remember, but I have never had direct contact from him (if it is a him). 110 more words