Seeds of peace grow peace, which plants seeds of peace.—Ben Connelly
Getting Real About Spirituality and Facing Fear
“Many people try to find a spiritual path where they do not have to face themselves but… we have to be honest with ourselves. We have to see… our most undesirable parts… That is the foundation of… conquering fear. We have to face our fear; we have to look at it, study it, work with it, and practice meditation with it.”
― Chögyam Trungpa, Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery
Once, long, long ago, a group of the Buddha’s monks settled down for the three-month rainy- season retreat in a beautiful forest in the foothills of the Himalayas.
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I’d like to encourage everyone on the North Shore to join in the 5th Annual Pete Seeger Legacy Sing this evening Sunday, March 18, from 6 to 8 o’clock at Magma, 11 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. It’s free and all freewill donations from the sing will go to March For Our Lives. This promises to be a heartwarming, good time and I’m sure you’ll agree that March For Our Lives is something that deserves our support. Here’s a link with the details: magma.center/event/pete-seeger-legacy-sing/
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