Lydia Hills
  • 66, Female
  • SYRACUSE NY
  • United States
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USA/NY/NORTH SYRACUSE/13212
About Me (tell us a little bit about yourself):
I started practicing Nichiren Buddhism in 1972. Particpated in YWD Kotekitai and Chorus. As a WD member, I have participated as a district leader. I am now a general member, and my main love of activity is to visit with members. I also volunteer in my community, and I love to study about new finds in the fields of archaeology and science.
Why do you desire to join SGIBuddhism.org? Pls answer fully. DO NOT leave blank
In this age of separation, any chance to unite our hearts must be taken. Dialogue is such a necessary practice, I look forward to rejoining this group so I can hone my skills!
Are you a member of SGI?
Yes

Lydia Hills's Blog

politics from the inside out

Posted on April 25, 2009 at 5:40pm 0 Comments

My political perspective has mightily changed since my last blog. I am now thoroughly convinced that the grassroots movement is the only real movement for the people. I respect many people in office, and I'm happy with the efforts of our present adminstration, but I know how the real changes are going to happen in my community. This Buddhist practice brings it home to me every day. People helping, listening to, respecting each other. I used to feel so powerless, because I felt that so much of… Continue

politics and reality

Posted on April 17, 2008 at 9:32am 1 Comment

I continually have to remind myself that the world will not end if the candidate from my political party does not win the election. I'm still alive after 8 years of the dog and pony show.



I was so discouraged after the elections in 2000. And, after the election in 2004, my attitude graduated to anger and a kind of shock. How could the American voters, after all we had endured in the last four years, choose Bush???



Well, after much daimoku and reading of the World Tribune,… Continue

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At 1:29am on November 15, 2011, Frankie T said…

At 11:19pm on November 14, 2011, Dan said…

Happy Birthday, Lydia!

At 10:04pm on May 28, 2011, Bernard Law said…
Hi Lydia - I am a member in Singapore. Have been practicing since 1985. I have a nephew Gan Kwang Lee who is going to attend college in Syracuse this September. He is also a member. I thought it would a good idea for me to find some members in the area so he can have good positive Buddhist friends in a new place. Thanks !
At 8:23pm on April 17, 2008, Faith White-Poe said…

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