Buddhist Teachings and Practice Paths

Tian Tan Buddha, also known as Giant Buddha, on Po Lin monistary. / Wikimedia Commons The Triple Gem Buddha Statue / Wikimedia Commons 1. The Buddha — The self awakened one. The original nature of the Heart; Dharma Wheel / Wikimedia Commons 2. The Dhamma — The Teaching. The nature of reality; Durga Puja Pandal[…]

Trump Melts Down on Twitter Like Raving at an Ex – GOP in Shambles

DonkeyHotey via Flickr Creative Commons By Shannon Barber / 10.11.2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in full implosion mode. Ever since a lewd, misogynistic tape of him on an Access Hollywood bus with then-host Billy Bush surfaced on Friday, GOP establishment has been fleeing the Trump Train in an effort to save their own skins in down-ballot[…]

Louie Gohmert Links Homosexuality To Noah’s Flood

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas By Brian Tashman / 10.11.2016 Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who has previously registered his concern about the prospect of gay space colonies, connected homosexuality to Noah’s Flood on a radio program yesterday. Gohmert, who was guest hosting the “Point of View” radio show, interviewed conservative activist and “Reaganbook” founder Janet Porter about[…]

Do We Swear Too Much?

Go ahead, just let off some steam. / Shutterstock By Dr. Michael Adams / 10.10.2016 Professor of English University of Indiana, Bloomington Some people love to swear and can’t get enough of it. But you’ll occasionally hear complaints that if we’re not careful, we might overuse profanity and wear it out, forcing us then to[…]

We Knew This Trump All Along

Wikimedia Commons / DonkeyHotey By Dana Milbank / 10.11.2016 Washington Post Columnist Republicans are shocked — shocked! — about Donald Trump’s caught-on-tape remarks boasting in vulgar terms about sexual assaults on women. GOP Sens. John McCain, John Thune, Kelly Ayotte, Mike Lee, Mark Kirk and Mike Crapo, two Republican governors and a dozen or more[…]

Ten Little Habits that Delay Your Happiness

Selection from ‘Sad Little Girl Clown’ by Patty Sue O’Hair Vicknair By Angel Chernoff / 10.08.2016 Are we keeping ourselves from being happy? You ultimately become what you repeatedly do.  If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you.  Here are a few examples of the latter that will steal your happiness if you let[…]