Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Second Noble Truth

We continue our exploration of the 4 Noble Truths, a foundational teaching of Buddhism.  These teachings are a powerful study of the mind– what causes suffering and what relieves suffering.  An old story called the Monk and the Samurai makes a great introduction to the 2nd Noble Truth.

First Noble Truth, Part 2

This week we we continue our exploration of the First Noble Truth through a story from Rachel Naomi Remen’s My Grandfather’s Blessing.  In this story she draws on 3 useful questions which she suggests short daily contemplation: What surprised me today? What moved me or touched me today? What inspired me today?