cake dana

I baked an orange poppy seed cake for my classmates to cheer up our Wednesday tutorials. Went down like a treat!

Sound of Music for elders

I enjoying playing violin and have been playing with HP Orchestra for years, the rehearsal is once a week. Earlier this year, a neighbor comes to me that she organized a small music group in the church. The group will visit nursing homes and play music for elders. We’ll play …

Freeing the Rat

A rat was found in the bin by some children at the school i work at. They crowded around and the poor little rat was cowering with it’s little heart racing. I took the bin (with the rat) to the school ‘bush’ area and recited some medicine buddha mantras and …

Parking payment

I gave my street parking ticket to someone who didn’t have one displayed on their deskboard.

asking for the music as an act of kindness for myself

I realize I’ll never get this CD the way things are going, how critical I am with myself, so I’ll extend some kindness to myself at this point. In my mind, there couldn’t possibly be a act of kindness if I’m doing with the intention to receive DM Sure’s music. …

caring for the elderly

I recently placed my name as a volunteer at a local nursing home.I will be reading books to elderly people who no longer have the capacity to read to themselves.I have chosen this action because I want to be the best person that I can be and I think that …

Crossing over, bit by bit

Amitabha. Facing certain issues with my father regarding my future plans within the Buddhadarma, I began to bow to my father, although not on a regular basis. It has worked on mnay levels, such as him realising my sincerity as well as in removing certain obstacles that were present in …

Fresh drinking water for Cambodian children

I am helping to organise a fundraising in Sydney on 28 July 2007 to raise money to provide fresh drinking water for Cambodian children. We hope to raise A$15000 to build 100 water tanks for Cambodian schools.

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, …

the courage to give

Sunday morning 8am. While waiting at a traffic light at a desolate street, a homeless man came up to my car with a sign asking for help. Alone and afraid, I drove past him without lending a hand.As I drove farther down the street, I felt terrible to not help …