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Psychological Torture and Torment

Let’s start with Preston T. Scott. Then add Dustin Hoffman, Jim Rome and Jeff Myers to the mix. After that we have both my parents: Bert and Shirley Myers. We also have Lin Liu and Warren Myers to include. Who else you might ask? Who else is in Spc 64 right next door to me?…
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sincerity

The Three Kinds of Treasure

In Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism and in life, there is a deeper [absolute] happiness that is different from the more superficial [relative] kinds of happiness associated with things that we might enjoy but do not last like more money, a new car, a big house, a boyfriend or girlfriend, or a high-paying job. Absolute happiness is a…
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eternity, eternity in a moment, living in the moment, living in the present, making the most of each day

Opening the Door To Your Own Life

You must never slacken in your efforts to build new lives for yourselves. Creativeness means pushing open the heavy door to life. This is not an easy struggle. Indeed, it may be the hardest task in the world. For opening the door to your own life is more difficult than opening the doors to the…
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responsibility, taking responsibility, blame, buddhism, happiness, behavior

The Art of Listening

A lot of people pay very little attention to what’s going on in the world around them, but most people tend to rely primarily on their vision. Over the years, when I was being followed and people were talking to me in my head, I started relying more on my sense of hearing than on…
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All We Have To Do

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” Jennifer