Alternative Wisdom

Wisdom of Solomon 6:17-20 The most common type of wisdom in society is what we call conventional wisdom. This is the mainstream, what “everybody knows.” It is society’s understanding about what is real and how people should live. Conventional wisdom includes ideas that are so accepted they are not questioned. These ideas tell us now […]

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Changing to Return to Ourselves

Luke 13:1-9 Selections from Self, Gautama Buddha If a person holds oneself dear, let one watch oneself carefully. The wise should be watchful during at least one of the three watches. Self is the master of self; who else could be the master? With self a well-controlled a person finds a master such as few […]

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Gravity

John 17:12-19     What is gravity? Gravity is a force of nature that you experience every day. It’s produced by all matter in the universe and attracts all pieces of matter, regardless of type. The Earth produces gravity and so do the sun, other planets, your car, your house, and your body. Gravity pulls things and […]

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Self Knowledge, a Dharma Talk

On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015, I was honored to be the guest speaker at Won Buddhist Temple. You can learn more about their community and Won Buddhism by clicking here and here. How does one know him/herself? A good and complicated question, am I right? How do we know ourselves? A simple answer would be: […]

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Loved, Loved, Loved; Sent, Sent, Sent!

John 21:1-19 SIMPSONS CLIP: Sometimes there are things that bear repeating. Other times, repeating again and again can be quite annoying! But repetition is what we do. It is how we learn. Everyone here has had to memorize something. Perhaps in school you memorized multiplication tables. Maybe you had to memorize certain dates in history […]

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