Tag: victory

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 […]

Buddhism & Women’s Empowerment

women, women's empowerment, empowerment, buddhism, nichiren daishonin, happiness

One of the most powerful, yet most challenging concepts taught in Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism is the idea that each individual must take responsibility not only for their own happiness, but for their own life. It is human nature to look outside ourselves for the solution to our problems, the answer to our suffering, or the […]

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 […]

Absolute Victory! Challenging the Voices

buddhism, lotus flower

I’ve been having a hard time dealing with the voices over the past few days. It seemed to start last Friday morning when I went to visit one of my new Buddhist friends a few miles away. We had set up a time to chant together with another woman at 10am that morning. Since it […]

I Need Courage! The Times They Are A-Changin’

On Saturday John and I took John’s nephew miniature golfing in Sunnyvale for his birthday present. We had fun. We went late in the afternoon and the sky was overcast but it wasn’t too cold. There were a lot of people and a young boy was celebrating a birthday party. We started off behind two […]