Tag: encouragement

Victory Is In Sight!

nevergiveup

I started my first million daimoku campaign (chanting/prayer campaign) on June 1st, 2010. I wrote down three goals in my small prayer booklet: courage to challenge my problems my own happiness & health share Buddhism with others & to talk to one person each day about Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism This was the first time I started […]

Making Change Happen

nevergiveup, happiness, women, womensmemoir, womensmentalhealth, mentalhealth, buddhism, womensmemoir

I was a little out of sorts over this past weekend, and it took me a couple of days to recover. I had this expectation that on Friday, August 1st, the voices, the mafia, and all the people traipsing around after me would go away. When that didn’t happen, I became very upset. It is […]

If You Light a Lamp for Another, Your Own Way Will Be Lit

gratitude, appreciation, prayer, chanting, discussion, buddhism, happiness

A Linked In writing group member, Afshain Afzal, posed a question regarding my latest blog post. Last week I wrote a blog titled: What is the Greatest Tragedy in Life, and how we should live with meaning and purpose rather than mechanically or even destructively. Afshain’s question had to do with self-sacrifice and helping others who […]

Finding Encouragement in Life

We had our first couples therapy session last night and I think it went really well. I’m really glad John and I are starting couples therapy together. I took Savannah for a walk earlier today, and I barely heard a single voice. I heard a brief shout once but that was about it. It was […]