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Hey my friends in faith, how have you been? This is a story from Berlin. Today, I have shakubukued somebody at the train stop by coincidence. Like our train drove to the wrong place and many passengers got real mad and upset and one of them was a fundamentalist Christian. This old angry man claimed that the devil must have manipulated the operator. Well, I argued back saying, as a Buddhist, all that truly matters is how we are responding to the situation- all obstacles can be…Continue
one of my biggest victories is, I know now how I contributed to my relationship breakdowns. In the past, when I was upset, I would stonewall and get very detached. Through dialogue, I am learning now, I can attract and keep really healthy relationships with loved ones. I know this does not sound like rocket science, but to me it makes a huge difference. I can always ask the gohonzon how to respond positively to a situation.
Added by Cherry Bell on January 26, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments
My parents, who are living in an a rather rural area of Germany, met a Buddhist woman in their village. I had been chanting alot for their happiness with very strong intent. They were not aware she was a Buddhist and met her because she has a dog too. I am really surprised and astonished. I hope they will keep close ties.
Added by Cherry Bell on January 26, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments
I must win and I know I will.
Going through a break up for almost 3 months.
The only thing that keeping me alive was the hope to be back with him again. And I turned back to faith after a long time neglecting my practice.
Went through the time I felt like I couldn't love myself anymore and I couldn't see my self-worth and that I'm amazing and beautiful, I am a buddha.…Continue