Change Your Mind, Today

Do you get days off from work for Buddhist holidays? Buddhism's relatively lacking in (free of?) singling out special days (except, perhaps the annual Buddha-day celebration known as Vesak).The present moment is always cause for special awareness.  (Go ahead ... please, take a few conscious breaths. See for yourself: this moment is a wonderful moment.)Worth celebrating too is how Buddhist teachings and practice find their roots in American culture (as "Buddhism" but also as "mindfulness," "e … [Read more...]