We are Family

It’s a family affair For over 10 years I studied and did my best to practice Buddhism. I did this on my own and completely independently. My belief was that Buddha found enlightenment all by himself, so why couldn’t I.…

Disturbing emotions

Got any? Oh come on, tell the truth. We all do, don’t we? Well, I have no idea where I’m going with this post today, so please bare with me if I ramble a bit. I have many disturbing emotions…

What Buddhists believe

Buddha said it best, don’t believe anything unless it agrees with your own common sense and reason. And I am here to tell you that I am no expert on Buddhism. I know very little. But I am learning. And…

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…