Touch by the love by my Parents and remorse for not having done enough

The loss of both my parents shook me into realising how inadequate attention and enough appreciation were extended to them despite their gift of life to me. A gift that is so unconditional that it touches my heart deeply despite moments of discontent felt during my adolescence age which at …

Exam

Many years ago as a student I was in the middle of a graduation exam. We were in a group of four candidates each, and we had our exam appointment with the professor, who most of the time happened to be the head of the faculty or the dean himself. …

Junk Mail

Where I live, you must get your mail from a group of mailboxes not far from the house. Whenever I go to get mail for my mom, I see junk mail and advertisements strewn all over the floor. Even though there are trashcans, people are careless and just throw them …

Litter

These days I see so much trash on the ground. I want to help and clean up the trash. That’s why I’m trying to pick up at least 1 or more piece(s)of garbage each day.

Attachment Break

My aunt decided to leave the home life. At first, I didn’t want her to, I did all that I could to stop her, to erase that idea from her mind. After a week of that, I started thinking from her point of view, and I saw that she was …

Pacience paramita is awesome

Have been watching over the patience paramita for many years now after I learned about it at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery with Rev. Master Heng Sure and nowadays when I meet people I am much more generous with them and there is not much prejudice, opinion or ideas about them. …

Picking Up Trash

It all started when I heard a teacher in my school named Mr. Allen talking about trash on the playground. So I began picking up trash on the playground and after all of the trash on the playground was gone, I had a handful of trash! Then he gave me …

I will do good things everyday

I will do good things everyday like picking up trash at school, pick up recyclable items from the street, helping my mom with cooking, speak gentle words to my friends and not get angry, and recite the “Heart Sutra” everyday.I will also not to waste paper, water, and foods.

Be gentle when releasing bugs

I’ve learned this lesson from my 7-year-old daughter. As I have released little bugs in my house, my daughter and husband start doing the same thing. I even say the triple jewels and recite the Amitabha Buddha 3 times before releasing them, and my daughter takes this habit after me. …

A monk has gone…

Hi everyone I just heard of someone who has recently been excommunicated from a community of monks becaus e he liked to play with girls a little. So I felt he may need a little help and thought of that wonderful Mantra of the Heart Sutra:Gone, Gone Gone beyondGone beyond …