Change in the Face of Fear

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:04 -- Josh Korda

Taking authentic risks and making authentic choices can be terrifying—how can we put this fear of change into perspective?

The Drudgery of Daily Life

Twenty-first-century American workplaces are by and large false refuges. Rather than providing us with actual security, they simply keep our underlying unease quiet.

Learning to Act Without Ego

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:34 -- Kathleen Dowlin...

It’s hard to be a person. We all know that. Rarely, though, do we fully share such a disclosure with each other. We isolate ourselves, believing that the unease we feel is normal or that no one else feels it or that everyone else feels it and they just have better masks. This thinking keeps each of us feeling even more separate, isolated in silent discouragement or shame. We forget that honest self-disclosure keeps us in communion with each other.

The Buddha Travels the Hard Path

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 14:55 -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

 

 

The Great Chapter (Mahāvagga)

 

1. The Going Forth (Pabbajjā Sutta)                  

405. I will tell of the going forth,

how the One with Vision went forth,

how, while investigating,

he approved of the going forth.

                    

406. “This home life is confinement,

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