Many of us in the worldwide blogosphere need to research, write, create art, spread ideas at the same time that we consume all of the above. Others focus on creating, or on taking it in.
…the teachers contributing the most to my spiritual growth were not people…. They were my personal tragedies, the mud from which my lotus has bloomed.
Originally posted on Peace Paul's Blog:
The first noble truth of Buddhism, which is often translated simply as suffering, actually has a richer meaning. It conveys a sense of bitterness, of unsatisfactoriness, of incompleteness. The Buddha was realistic. He did not deny the existence of happiness in our daily lives. Life is filled with…