How Struggle & Growth Go Together

Struggling is a part of the human experience. We all know the ‘grow through what we go through’ quotes. We have all of these maxims, but what do we do when the rubber hits the road? Do we throw our compassion out the window and watch our faiths die? No. We journey within and seek a divine solution. ‘Count it all joy when you go through trials’ right. Rock with me a minute and click the link for more.

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WHY MONKS CHANT THE COMPASSION MANTRA

In my post on Cosmic Vibrations I spoke briefly on how uttering certain vowel sounds actually raises the vibrations of humankind. I’m starting with Tibetan Buddhism as I have always held the people of Tibet in high regards spiritually. That, and most westerners are more familiar with Sanskrit chants than they are the ones in […]

A TIBETAN TESTAMENT OF PEACE

A TRULY NON-VIOLENT PATH While many of the worlds religions preach a path of tolerance and love there is only one faith that hasn’t been spread at the tip of a sword. In fact, one of the biggest reasons we have so many people against organized religion is due to the history of bloodshed that […]

JUST WALK AWAY

We’ve all stayed in toxic relationships far longer than we should’ve. We make excuses for why we stay and attempt to justify it in every way imaginable. Our friends and family all look at us like we’ve finally fallen down and hit our head one too many times. They can see how futile any attempt […]

LEAD BY EXAMPLE

BLESS YOUR ENEMIES “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” (NAB- Luke 6:27-28) For the longest time I struggled to put Jesus words into perspective and could not for the life of me understand why anyone would allow other people to […]