Today I choose to live with gratitude For the love that fills my heart, the peace That rest within my spirit and the voice Of hope that says all things are possible. ~Anonymous Is it November already? Time sure flies when having fun! It is the beginning of the season of festivities that include family, […]

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Entrusting in the Vow of the Buddha, Calling out the Buddha’s Name, I will pass through the journey Of life with strength and joy. Rejoicing in the Compassion of the Buddha, Respecting and aiding all sentient being, I will work towards the welfare of Society and the world. ~Verse 1 and 4 of “The Shin […]

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From the standpoint of endowed trust, one should listen to the teachings As if for the first time, even though it has been heard before. People want To hear new and interesting things all the time, but no matter how often One listens to the teachings, one should hear it as if it were a […]

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Death leaves heartache that No one can heal, love leaves A memory no one can steal. ~Inscription on an Irish Headstone This article is dedicated to my longtime friend and roommate who recently passed away. Her name was Barbara. She was more than a friend; she was a vital part of my family and life. […]

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The Guadalupe Buddhist Church Obon Committee would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all the wonderful volunteers that helped make this event possible.  The temple sangha is small, but it’s heart is large, which was evidenced by the amount of people who came to participate and enjoy. Special thanks for their multi-day efforts […]

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