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Making the Most of Each Day

While waiting impatiently for this seemingly endless nightmare to conclude, I try to use my time productively and appreciate everything in my life. In Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism, we learn to appreciate our struggles, although this is often much more difficult than it sounds. The Living Buddhism encouragement I read this morning offers good advice: “make

Create Hope

equality, happiness, buddhism, respect, women's happiness

Addressing young people, SGI President Ikeda affirms that when confronted by cruel reality, if we cannot feel hope, it is time to create some. We can do this by digging deeper within, searching for even a small glimmer of light, for the possibility of a way to begin to break through the impasse before us.  –

Fighting the Good Fight

buddhahood, compassion, joy, courage, strength, wisdom, enlightenment

I’ve been somewhat at a loss for “words” lately and haven’t been motivated to post to this blog. I stated that I would announce on this blog the day S & the few remaining monstrous crazy people leave. As of this writing, they are all still here.  I’ve developed a fairly consistent daily routine that