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Christianity and Buddhism - Different Sides of the Same Coin?

Sep
14

I was listening to a book on tape by Pema Chodron, a Buddhist nun, recently and one of the Buddhist teachings she mentioned was the Four Limitless Ones which is a teaching about four qualities that are available to all people and without limit. The qualities are loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. According to the teaching these qualities are like bottomless wells if we but draw from them.

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Jesus, bone of my bone, flesh of my flesh

Sep
14

In Genesis 2 there is the familiar story of the creation of Eve. It's one of those stories that we've known about for so long that we usually take the meaning (and what we think is the end of the story) for granted. A couple of years ago I read it in a different fashion and it changed my life.

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