Wild friends from the bush

Wild birds and cats in the monastery garden do not mix well – I found many fine feathers and a broken wing left behind too… Showed others – the cat will be restrained to make the monasery a friendlier place for all beings…I feel happier in my heart…

Virtual Sangha

Recently my daughters and myself have been transcribing dharma talks for a Sangha in a different city where we live. We do that because we hope their gentle words can help and comfort others.If only the news had five minutes of calming words each night! To honor the Triple Gem …

Walking the Dog

This morning as I lay in bed in the warmth, I thought about how cold it was outside and how nice it would be to stay there in the comfort, sleeping in. However the thought of my poor dog locked up outside in the frost , far colder than me, …