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Christians learning from Buddhism

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Could Christianity’s future lie in Buddhism’s past? This is a possibility that’s been haunting me lately, but in a good way, I think.

I like to think of Buddhism as my “secondary religion” I really liked this article here on how the Buddha can help us do better as Christ followers….http://goo.gl/U6Mnt6

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2015/04/19 at 20:09

Monica, Jesus and shame….

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Monica Lewinsky and Jesus Christ had the same experience. Their shared experience could have defined their lives. It could have made them bitter. They could have sought revenge. But they didn’t. Instead, they invited us to change. They invited us to live into a better world….

Read more: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/teachingnonviolentatonement/2015/04/monica-lewinsky-and-jesus-christ-how-to-overcome-the-place-of-shame/#ixzz3XV6uUoWS

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2015/04/16 at 15:08

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Wednesday recap….

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A great start this morning; a nice 2 mile walk. Things quickly devolved when I got to work. I had to wrangle a really large spreadsheet which proved to be more than I anticipated; worked on it all day and will continue tomorrow. I hate those hit and run jobs when I already have plenty of work to get done ! Oh well, much better than unemployment. I had intended to go walking this evening but instead worked overtime.  Stand by for tomorrow…..

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2015/04/15 at 20:54

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The next epidemic, we’re not ready….

Interesting and informative talk by Bill Gates. Gives a broad overview of what we need to do to be prepared for the next round of microbial mayhem. We were blindsided by Ebola and that should be a wake-call…. Read the rest of this entry »

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2015/04/05 at 08:57

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Easter Weekend 2015

We visited Dad this weekend and I scanned a bunch of old pics I found at his house….. Read the rest of this entry »

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2015/04/04 at 22:20

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The Price of Shame

Monica Lewinsky TED talk….. Read the rest of this entry »

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2015/03/22 at 11:32

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Applied Buddhism | living life fully…. …

Applied Buddhism | living life fully…..http://goo.gl/kj3qBE

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2015/02/14 at 08:20

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