Who’s better?

better

I wonder how often many of you, like me, judge others as better or worse than ourselves. I think I am guilty of semi unconsciously doing this a hundred times a day. Our sense perceptions of sight and sound can…

Searching for an answer

Searching

I’ve searched in temples and books, listened to podcasts, watched videos, searched Google, even asked Siri, and still I have found no answer. And aren’t all the churches and temples and synagogues filled with people just like me searching for…

Don’t hate the tree

tree

Recently, a dear friend and Blue Lotus Temple sangha member stopped by for a brief visit. He happened to mention a talk that he recently gave at the temple, and how he sees the word “sangha” to incorporate all living…

Lady Buddha

Buddha

I recently watched the documentary Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story. The story of a Navy Seal who is transgender, and the obstacles and hatred that she had to face and overcome. I can only assume that the struggles and…

Animal lovers

animal lover

So many of my Facebook friends tout their love of animals. I too am an animal lover. My whole Family loves animals very much. Loving animals means doing no harm to them. It means compassion and kindness. And if you…