“The Buddha recommended dealing with anger through meditation in order to become calmer, more aware of emotions and more loving towards others.” - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding I have been angry, lately. It’s no surprise. I am raising teenagers and I’m losing control. People who know me know I like to control every… Continue reading The Antidote to Anger
“Submit to the moment and feel a part of the cosmos, and everything and everyone in it.” - The Meditation Bible by Madonna Gauding I was not into meditating when I sat outside to begin my star-gazing meditation. But, the cool night air was refreshing and enticing. Searching for peace and quiet, I had waited… Continue reading Gazing at the Stars
While teaching our daughters Buddhism and meditation we discovered a glitch along this journey; the bad thoughts that creep into our heads during our silence.
Children are amazing creatures. They learn quickly and adapt to their surroundings to create their own calm and peace. Their ability to see the world through innocent eyes is a lesson many adults could learn to incorporate in their daily living. However, children do grow up and become teenagers.
Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.
For some of us, like me, it is difficult to become a creature of routine. Our brains are flooded with thoughts that rattle on non-stop; even after the lights go out...
My husband and I had a blended family Handfasting for our Wedding Ceremony.