Buddhism

How Buddhism Taught Me to Love My Neighbors Better

by Elizabeth Trotter on October 28, 2016

This month I didn’t like my neighbors very much. We have new neighbors, and they play their music loud, blasting it out of their apartment with the door open. Sometimes for hours at a time. This causes problems for me. I teach my children at home, and we need an environment conducive to learning. But […]

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Please Don’t Feed The Monks

by Lisa McKay on October 6, 2014

MONKS BREAKFAST IN EARLY MORNING IN LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

Tonight* my husband, Mike, and I took the little dog and walked down to one of our favorite restaurants in Luang Prabang from which to watch the sun set over the Mekong. While we were eating and watching the long-boats glide downriver in golden light, two tourists at the next table struck up a conversation […]

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