The gift of Dhamma triumphs over all other gifts; the taste of Dhamma triumphs over all other tastes; the happiness of Dhamma triumphs over all other pleasures; the eradication of craving triumphs over all suffering.
Dhammapada 24.354 The Discourse Summaries by S.N. Goenka
Are you fantasizing about starting a garden this year but not sure where to begin? Not to worry!There are many ways to participate in the gardening resurgence even if you don’t know the first thing about soil science, pollinators, or the difference between the 50 tomatoes to choose from on the seed rack at your local gardening store. Here are a few tips to get you started on your gardening journey.
Depending on your access to gardening space (tiny apartment or sprawling country farmhouse), free time, and available resources (how much money do you want to spend on this new gardening hobby anyway), you may want to start small or dig up your whole front yard and join the Food Not Lawns movement. All gardeners are welcome to the gardening club. As a start, I’m a big fan of growing sprouts in the kitchen as well as a…
To touch someone with kindness is to change someone forever. Heavy, huh? That’s nothing …
Because for everyone you touch, you also reach everyone they will ever know. And everyone they will ever know. And everyone they will ever know. And so, for the rest of all time, your kindness will be felt, in waves that will spread, long after you move on.
Not mowing in May results in more flowers and nectar all summer long for struggling pollinators. Wildlife organization urges us to leave lawnmowers locked up until June. April showers bring May flowers, and if you like food, you should leave those flowers alone. Not mowing in May results in a […]
Kāmaṃ kāmayamānassa, tassa ce taṃ samijjhati, addhā pītimano hoti. Laddhā macco yadicchati. Tassa ce — kāmayānassa, chandajātassa — jantuno te kāmā parihāyanti, sallaviddhova ruppati.
If one, longing for sensual pleasure, achieves it, yes, one’s enraptured at heart. The mortal gets what one wants. But if for that person — longing, desiring — the pleasures diminish, one’s shattered, as if shot with an arrow.
Sutta Nipāta 4.772, 4.773 Translated from Pāli by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Here we go … again! People being THOUGHTLESS, MINDLESS and INDIFFERENT to the environment around them. Have they valued the places they haven’t been able to enjoy these past few months? APPARENTLY NOT! SMH!
Littering in Cocoa Beach, which only reopened on April 21, can now land offenders with a $250 fine.