Generosity journaling prompts

Generosity journaling prompts

Good news: as we move into what we hope is a post-pandemic era, we each get to define what that looks like. Everything was disrupted. Now we have an opportunity to build back better (to borrow a phrase from our new president). What do you want to let go of? Where do...
Exertion, diligence, joy

Exertion, diligence, joy

Happy New Year! I am continuing the series I began last year on the Buddhist paramitas. The six paramitas are actions that we can take to bring ourselves and our world to sanity. The first three paramitas are generosity, discipline, and patience. (Links are to my blog...
Do be a do bee; Don’t be a don’t bee.

Do be a do bee; Don’t be a don’t bee.

I am contemplating the Buddhist paramita of discipline this month. Another facet of meaning of the word in this context is ethics and morality. Traditionally, there are three categories of ethics: refraining from negative actionsdoing what is positivehelping others...
Basic Discipline

Basic Discipline

The Buddhist paramitas are those actions that result in character qualities associated with enlightened beings. As I learned it, the word means to cross over to the other side. On that side is sanity and wisdom. The six paramitas are generosity, discipline, patience,...