Author: David

The right religion

Once again, I have been inspired by my dear Son-in-law. Let me just say, he is a loving and kind Father, Husband, Son, Friend and a wonderful Christian Pastor. His open heart, open mind, and loving kindness are apparent always.…

Sorry, I can’t help you

How can I help you, when I have not figured out how to help myself? I realize that words mean nothing, only actions. And I can see my actions are an attempt to reach a goal, to actualize a perception.…

Get out of my way!

I am referring to myself here. I seem to be my own biggest road block. Let me figure this out step by step. The Noble Eightfold Path 1. Right View – Well, I think I hit my first stumbling block…

Quote of the day

“Do not overlook negative actions merely because they are small; however small a spark may be, it can burn down a haystack as big as a mountain.” Similarly he said: “Do not overlook tiny good actions, thinking they are of…

Bad Company: an excerpt…

The Suttas (Buddha’s teachings) warn one against companionship with bad people in this way: because of bad company one gives ear to evil advice; because of such advice evil reflections occupy the mind; because of such reflections mental confusion prevails…