Author: David

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…

Perception is everything

A common phrase that I have heard, and used myself over the years, is “perception is nine-tenths of the law”. Meaning that however one sees things, it becomes the truth in their eyes. And this practice has certainly made me…