https://youtu.be/Cz2y_Zk79Po Why Should I Chant for Someone Who Has Hurt Me? I have received comments from people who have been wronged or betrayed by someone and are having a hard time chanting for their happiness. They feel that what this person did was so reprehensible that they can’t chant for their happiness. […]
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Know That Slandering Can Influence Your Results?
To download the transcript, click here I have been asked to discuss on shitsu, the word for slander. I looked up the definition for slander and saw this. Vilify, defame, libel, defile, detract, depreciate disparage, belittle backbite, speak evil. The Fourteen Slanders In The Fourteen Slanders, Nichiren says there is no difference when a […]
Are You Going Through a Dark time Now?
To download the transcript click here We all experience dark times in our lives. This is when something difficult or devastating happens. Maybe you have a bad diagnosis or lose a spouse or family member or friend, lose a job, experience a betrayal, or are living through global threats such as the pandemic or […]
Is There A Way to Set More Effective Goals?
I have received number of questions about how to set a goal. What You Will Learn By the end of our time together, I will cover the differences between our human and our infinite side and why ,when connecting with your infinite side through chanting, you must handle setting a goal differently from how we’re […]
Know How Your Thoughts Influence Your Results?
“In case you haven’t noticed, you have a mental dialogue going on inside your head that never stops. It just keeps going and going. Have you ever wondered why it talks in there? How does it decide what to say and when to say it? How much of what it says turns out to be […]
How Can We Help Bring People Together?
In the May 15th World Tribune there is a Question; How Can I Bring People Together When They Seem so Divided? This is such an important question for today. And it’s a question for countries around the world. As we know from history Mahatma Gandhi and later Martin Luther King believed and used love […]
How Do I Handle My Fear of the Pandemic?
We are dealing with a difficult time and difficult times are part of the human journey. Such times are potent with possibilities. We can either choose to grow and discover a larger version of ourselves, or we can fall into fear, choose to contract and retreat into being a victim of the situation. It […]
How Should We Chant About the Virus?
I had a question this week. “How should I chant about the COVID-19 ? Before I get into this topic, I just want you to know that these are my opinions. I’m not representing anyone. We all know Buddhism is reason. And I think that reason is important when looking at something as panic producing […]
Did You Know That Your Life is Your Curriculum?
This week I had a question. “How do I deal with or overcome office politics? It seems I have bad job karma.” Before we go into the specifics of this question, I want to take some time to remind you of what we are connecting with when we chant. The following quote came from Life […]
Do You Let Circumstances Control What You Do?
In the world today we are all trained by our cultures to rely on the evidence of the senses, on what is outside of ourselves. We are taught that the circumstances we see outside of ourselves are reality and they determinine what we can or cannot do. As children we hear adults say,” We can’t […]