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Anger is like a Blazing Flame

Excerpt from Human Kindness Foundation post “Discovering the True Nature of Your Anger” by Thich Nhat Hanh Anger is like a blazing flame that burns up our self-control and causes us to say and do things that we regret later. … Continue reading

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Invoking the Bodhisattvas’ Names

From “Chanting from the Heart: Buddhist Ceremonies and Daily Practices” by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village We invoke your name, Avalokiteshvara. We aspire to learn your way of listening in order to help relieve … Continue reading

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EARTH PEACE TREATY COMMITMENT SHEET

From Thich Nhat Hanh, “The World We Have” This sheet offers a number of steps we can take to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint. Please look over this and, if you feel inspired, commit to a few or … Continue reading

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In Praise of Small Kindnesses

by SIRI LIV MYHROM Today’s is a soft meditation in praise of the enormity of small kindnesses. Like the café worker who waved enthusiastically to my father as he walked in the door of the coffee shop like she was … Continue reading

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Our Bodies Deserve Respect

(For lay members): Aware that sexual relations motivated by craving cannot dissipate the feeling of loneliness but will create more suffering, frustration, and isolation, we are determined not to engage in sexual relations without mutual understanding, love, and a long-term … Continue reading

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