Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Will to Kill

Violence is all over the headlines, home and abroad.  While it makes me sad, I struggle to understand the psychology behind it.  In Buddhism there is an idea of dependent origination which offers basically that we can not exist by ourselves. … Continue reading

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You are my reflection

In Buddhism there is a concept that the people around us reflect our state of life.  At a simple level it works out that when you smile at someone you are likely to receive a smile in return.  On a deeper … Continue reading

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Reflections on Mother’s Day

Motherhood is all about influence.  Whether we are talking about creating a life in the womb or raising a child or inspiring a relationship once married; mothers shape us.  I’m adopted and have often felt gratitude over the choice of my birth mother to give … Continue reading

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