Wu Wei: Letting Good Things Happen

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Wu Wei: Letting Good Things Happen
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Wu Wei: Letting Good Things Happen

The emperor of China during the Yuan dynasty wanted to have his picture painted. “I’m not satisfied with my portraits done thus far,” he said to a large gathering of artists. “Paint me a picture[...]

The Journey of Life
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The Journey of Life

The other day I chanced upon a beautiful poem by Corey Mohler illustrated on his website (here). Although it was titled Two Brothers, it could have been easily called The Truth of Human Existence.[...]

The Calling of Happiness
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The Calling of Happiness

There are some things we can change in our life, some aspects we can influence. But, there are many that we have to get used to. This is the greatest challenge. It’s not easy,[...]

An Attitude of Happiness
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An Attitude of Happiness

One of the most challenging things about being a monk is the magnitude of suffering and sadness you get to see in the world. Perhaps it’s similar, if not the same, for doctors, psychologists,[...]

The Course of Grief
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The Course of Grief

It is said that when Buddha went back to meet his family after his enlightenment, he was given a stately welcome. His father, the king, treated him like the prince he once had been. The[...]