Tag: joy

Papyrus

“Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. The hummingbird’s delicate grace reminds us that life is rich, beauty is everywhere, every personal connection has meaning and that laughter is life’s sweetest creation.” – PAPYRUS

The Benefits of Responding with Joy

joy, hope, confidence, buddhism, nichiren daishonin, karma

President Ikeda writes, “Through faith we can establish a state of life, where no matter what happens, we experience joy, hope and confidence in the depth of our being.” Throughout his writings, Nichiren Daishonin expresses great joy despite the intense challenges and circumstances he faces. “The Benefits of Responding with Joy,” Living Buddhism, Jan 2016 […]

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 […]

Building the Silver Lining

It was a bright, sunny afternoon when I decided to accompany my sister-in-law to one of the local NAMI In Our Own Voice presentations at the self-help center near where we lived. I was impressed by the courage of the two women who spoke. They shared the ups and downs of their lifelong struggle with […]