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Fear has made us crazy

Recent events in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas have brought blood shed, once again, to our front doors. Our country is divided by skin color, religions, political affiliations, bank accounts, education, ethnicity, opportunities, and neighborhoods. So is our world. This violence is very painful — and scary, too. It reflects too much fear. And fear, like […]

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Lovingkindness Meditation

Lovingkindness meditation, known as “metta” meditation – and “metta” is a Pali word for “friend” — is a classic Buddhist practice of goodwill.  This practice is said to bring many benefits of peacefulness and protection.  This is a deceptively simple practice in which you begin the focus on yourself and later direct your attention to […]

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