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Margaret Blaine, Author

Margaret Blaine, a counselor for 25 years, & a 20 year practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism, is passionate about beginners and making the practice accessible to new people. She has taught newcomers in an Oregon prison, written the book Your Path to Unshakeable Happiness for new people and created this website with topics pertinent to novices. “I love to watch people’s lives take off. It is the most rewarding thing I do.”  Learn More

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    Know the Difference Between a Determination and Forcing Through a Goal?
    October 13, 2017
    Do you know the difference between making a determination and forcing through a goal? Since knowing ...
    Here's a Method to Handle Fears that Arise While Chanting
    September 28, 2017
    In this video we are going to discuss three main issues, Why fears show up when chanting for a ...
    Know Why a Determination is Important When Chanting for a Goal?
    September 14, 2017
    Many people wonder why setting a determination is important when chanting for a goal.  In this post ...
    Obstacles, Problem or Opportunity?
    August 31, 2017
    Today in the vlog we are going to discuss the circumstances under which obstacles  become problems a...
    Do You Know Why It's Important to Set a Positive Goal?
    August 19, 2017
    In this vlog we are going to discuss the mystic function of the mind which says that life is the vis...
    Are You Unsure About How to Chant About a Complex Problem?
    August 3, 2017
    Many practitioners have expressions concerns about being unsure about how to chant about a complex p...
    Get the Results in Life You Want
    July 20, 2017
    Do you feel sometimes that the results you get in your life aren't what you expected?  And, you don'...
    Are You Sure You're Chanting For What You Really Want?
    July 7, 2017
    I hear stories where people are chanting for a goal but not getting what they really want.  Without ...
    Why is it so Hard to Establish a New Habit?
    June 22, 2017
    As we work on our human revolution, that transformation from the lesser to the greater self, we are ...
    Why Chanting is Not Magic
    June 8, 2017
    Chanting is not Magic Some people talk about this practice as if it is magic. Chanting is not magic...
    8 Steps to Master The Way You Think
    May 25, 2017
    Why is It Important to Master Negative Thinking? We are one with the Mystic Law, that creative, unl...
    What is "Being in Rhythm" With the Universe?
    May 11, 2017
    Buddhism teaches philosophical concepts, which, when you really study them, I believe are teaching u...
    Do You Know Why Your Thoughts Are So Important?
    April 27, 2017
    We’re taught that our thoughts don‘t really matter unless we act on them. Nothing could be farther f...
    Are You Missing a Step When Chanting for a Goal?
    April 14, 2017
    1. Set A Positive Goal A reader sent me a question asking how to chant for a weight loss goal. Let’...
    Do You Know You Are An Unlimited Being?
    March 30, 2017
    I don’t think we recognize what we are at our core. We say we have a Buddha nature, which possesses ...
    Know Why It's Important to Forge Your Mind of Faith?
    March 16, 2017
    President Ikeda says in the  Clear Mirror Guidance, that when you chant, your mind of faith is refle...
    Know Why You Don't Always Get What You Want?
    March 3, 2017
    Let’s say you’ve set a goal for a new house. You've begun to chant about it.  Do you find your think...
    Do You Know Why You Shouldn't Chant About Your Fears?
    February 17, 2017
    As a Nichiren Buddhist, you hear that you should chant for what you want. But what if you have a fea...
    Do You Know How to Refresh Your Practice?
    February 3, 2017
    Have you ever had a time when you felt unmotivated, study seemed like platitudes, doubts have shown ...
    I've Been chanting a Lot! Why Isn't something Happening?
    January 20, 2017
    Question: I’ve been chanting two hours a day about my goal but nothing seems to be happening. I don’...
    Are You Aware of External Hindrances to Buddhist Practice?
    January 6, 2017
    Buddhism is the practice and philosophy for transforming all of our lives, providing the path to bec...


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