The Three Cs: Confidence, Creativity, and Compassion

Most of us experience at least one major shift in how we perceive the world. Whether it results from a traumatic event, or from the natural aging process, at some point we find that our old habits no longer serve our current needs. For me, one of these shifts happened earlier this year.

After taking some time to reflect on the experience, I set about summarizing my thoughts into a set of simple guidelines. These guidelines are meant as a motivational tool to keep myself focused on the things that are the most important to me. I called these guidelines the Three Cs.

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Bodhi Day: A Retrospective View

It’s rare for a Buddhist to hold any single day higher than any other day. Every moment is precious and should be valued as such. What sets December 8th aside for most Buddhists is that our practice wouldn’t exist the way it does now, had a particular event not occurred some 2500 years ago.

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