Experience

Never Being Defeated Is My Greatest Benefit

Koda Jordet transforms his struggles with addiction into a mission to help others. by Koda Jordet FARGO, N.D. I was 2 weeks old when I was adopted by the Jordet family. My life, likely similar to that of…

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Never Giving Up on My Son’s Mission

How Ingrid Jones uncovered the power of faith by taking full responsibility for her family’s happiness in front of the Gohonzon. by Ingrid Jones ARLINGTON, VA. My greatest fear was being a bad mother, so I began to…

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Nothing Can Hold Me Back

Lillian Ortiz stands up in her family to transform a great loss into an even greater benefit. by Lillian Ortiz BRONX, N.Y. One of the greatest challenges of my life came four years into my Buddhist practice when, on…

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“Strength Is the Hallmark of Youth”

Nefertiti Morris creates a harmonious family by changing herself first. by Nefertiti Morris BLOOMINGTON, IND. I was attending Indiana University in 2004, when my mother and four of her children moved in with me and my college roommate….

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