Experience

Awakening to the Bodhisattva Way

by Takako Mino Rancho Cucamonga, California When I was 5, my mom determined to support the dream of American kosen-rufu, so she somehow convinced my dad to move from Tokyo to Long Island, New York. Four years later,…

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With Appreciation Comes Happiness

By Leonides Arpon Brooklyn, N.Y. My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me citizenship. Because of my Filipino ethnicity, I also dealt with…

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Inheriting Invincible Faith by Tanya Henderson and Donna Greene

World Tribune: Thank you, Tanya and Donna, for sharing your experience with us on how you have developed a harmonious family across generations. Donna, how did you begin your Buddhist practice? Donna Greene: In 1974, I spent a…

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The Gateway to Happiness by Sue Kuan

Sue Kuan, of Millbrae, Calif., uses her faith to create value from tragedy. World Tribune: Thank you for sharing your experience with us! What was life like in Taiwan? Sue Kuan: I worked at a bank while my…

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Discovering a Life of Appreciation and Joy by Marc Giannavola

A year ago, you could have described me as negative, standoffish and generally unhappy. Though I hadn’t experienced any serious hardships in life, I lacked appreciation for everything and everyone around me. My attitude caused me to be…

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