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Taking the Long View

Taking the Long View

Path of Action: Day 33 Dedicating our energy to work that will produce lasting knowledge and benefits is a powerful and rewarding Dharma practice. Still, we should not expect it to produce results quickly. Westerners, and especially Americans, have been conditioned to expected immediate results from their efforts. They want enlightenment to be tangible, somethingRead more about Taking the Long View[…]

Cherishing Knowledge

Cherishing Knowledge

Path of Action: Day 28 The range of knowledge is vast beyond our power to comprehend. Western traditions alone offer the achievements of science, the speculations and analyses of philosophy, and the insights of psychology—a storehouse of knowledge far beyond our ability even to conceive. Since the scope of the Buddhist teachings extends all theRead more about Cherishing Knowledge[…]