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Steve Saperstein at his office.

Practicing With Earnest Resolve

Living Buddhism: Steve, thank you for speaking with us. We’re interested in learning about how your Buddhist practice has helped you develop a successful and fulfilling career. Where should we start? Steve Saperstein: How about New York’s bustling Penn Station….

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Rainer Zurbano on his mail route in New York, August 2021.

Digging to the Bedrock

by Rainer Zurbano Queens, N.Y. The foundation—make it deep, make it deep; dig right down to the very bedrock. (Ikeda Sensei, May 3, 2013, World Tribune, p. 8) Shortly after she discovered the extramarital affair I was having, my wife showed…

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On Banishing Doubt

by Linda Jackson Sandston, VA. I’d been practicing Buddhism for over 40 years when I got the news, in February 2019, that my eldest son, Freddy, had stage 2, possibly stage 3, colon cancer. Certain things you come to think…

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Reviving the Spirit to Live

by Melissa Louie Los Angeles No matter how hopeless or bleak things appear, the moment always comes when suddenly our spirit revives, and hope is reborn. That is why we must never give up. (Ikeda Sensei, Jan. 2, 1998, World…

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Treasuring Each Person

Living Buddhism: Hiro, thank you for speaking with us. It’s difficult to believe that this month marks 20 years since the September 11 attacks, which changed the world as we knew it. We understand that you lived across…

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