Prayer for the New Year

Prayer for the New Year

Life is filled with surprises. Even when something happens that we anticipate, our reaction and the consequences of an experience may still catch us by surprise. We cannot plan or control what goes on in the world, but we can foster peace and grace through acceptance and loving kindness. We can do our best – …

Roots of Stress

Roots of Stress

Live in joy, even among the troubled. The Buddha It’s all around us. Pressure, strain, and anxiety with the resulting tension seem to be a common theme. It’s difficult to argue with the notion that life and the human experience are stressful. However, I can’t resist. Stress is not a god given right. It is …