Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sangha Update – July 20 – No Mud, No Lotus . . . Just Like Us!

photo by Joanne Friday Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower grow. There cannot be a lotus flower without the mud. We try to cover up the suffering in us … Continue reading

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Summer Rain (Sangha Update and Prayer Requests – July 7)

photo by Joanne Friday photo by Joanne Friday When we are mindful, deeply in touch with the present moment,  our understanding of what is going on deepens, and we begin to be filled with acceptance, joy, peace and love. —Thich … Continue reading

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