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There’s More to Dying Than Death-A Buddhist Perspective

“It is understandable that those who do not believe there is any reality deeper than this life, and the death that ends it, do not want to dwell on the fact of death. But if you suspect there is a way to awaken to a deeper, timeless reality that lies beyond birth and death, there […]

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Metta-Care-Earthquake Disaster in Haiti

If ever a nation deserved a change of fortunes, it has got to be poor Haiti. As the New York Times reports in breaking news today: “A devastating earthquake struck Haiti late Tuesday afternoon, causing the collapse of the National Palace, leveling countless shantytown dwellings and bringing even more suffering to a nation that was […]

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Metta Music-By Way of Sorrow-a song for Thanksgiving

I offer this song to all those alone this Thanksgiving, without family and friends—or maybe even without hope.  Don’t give up!  There is a way home.  There is a way to love’s table. The first step may be hope and trust  in our own innate capacity to change, to grow, to evolve, to heal, to […]

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Brave Heart—Michael J Contos, Vietnam Veteran

“I lied to my platoon to prevent a mutiny from bursting to a head some 40 years ago. Today, I granted myself forgiveness. I cleansed a wound that never seemed to heal until now…” http://contoveros.wordpress.com/2009/11/18/finally-light-shines-on-my-mutiny-quash/ Don’t miss this moving account of a young lieutenant in Vietnam who courageously put the good others above his own […]

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Brave Hearts-Rubin “Hurricane” Carter

From time to time, I’m going to highlight some individual or group that shows remarkable courage in the face of adversity or in standing up against injustice.  I call them brave hearts, and this is my first “Brave Hearts” post.  Steve Brave Hearts—Rubin “Hurricane” Carter “I flew above the prison on the wings of my […]

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