Tag: optimism

Faith for Absolute Victory!

victory, faith, buddhism, hope, optimism

My husband is out of town this week on a business trip, so it’s just me and the dog. We have never been apart for this length of time, so it’s quite an adjustment. He didn’t want to go, and the house is very quiet without him. I’ve had a decent week so far except […]

Buddhist Optimism – A Fighting Optimism

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

Buddhist optimism is not the escapist optimism of those who throw up their hands and say, “Somehow or other things will work out.” Rather it means clearly recognizing evil as evil and suffering as suffering and resolutely fighting to overcome it. It means believing in one’s ability and strength to struggle against any evil or […]