Tag Archives: Buddhism

fable of the moth & the firefly

One sweet summer evening… …a firefly spotted a moth banging his head against the bulb of a street lamp. “My friend, seek the light within!” the luminous insect yelled to the stranger. Distracted from his pursuit for the moment, the … Continue reading

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For a High Spiritual Humor

  Maybe we’re missing the humor. Maybe we’re missing the humor in our religious texts… …because we believe the highest spirituality can only be expressed with heavy solemnity. We see the humor in Greek mythology, in the Native American tales… … Continue reading

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Welcome!–Go Home!

  I understand that the Dalai Lama wants the people of Tibet to oppose the Chinese through non-violent action… What I don’t understand is what “action” he wants them to perform. Passive resistance involves resistance.  What should the Tibetans do … Continue reading

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More Than Meets the Eye

  Did their idea actually work, or was the change merely coincidence? I’m referring to this story from author and world traveler Eric Weiner, found in his book The Geography of Bliss: “I’m riding the Skytrain, the monorail that glides … Continue reading

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