Personal Development

A few thoughts on enlightened persistence

A few thoughts on Enlightened Persistence… Ever heard of a heavy metal band called Anvil? Last night I watched a documentary about them made in 2008, about how they almost cracked the heavy metal rock-star gateway to millions in 1984, but they didn’t quite make it, just some strange situation about not quite being in […]

Robert Aitken Roshi’s Ten Grave Precepts of Zen Buddhism

The Ten Precepts of Zen Buddhism are: 01. no killing 02. no stealing 03. no misuse of sex 04. no lying 05. no dealing in drugs 06. no speaking of faults of others 07. no praising yourself while abusing others 08. no sparing the Dharma assets 09. no indulgence in anger 10. no defaming the […]

Conflict Resolution Tips from the Gospel of Matthew

Matthew 5:25: 25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison. AND Matthew 18:15-20: 15 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and […]

Words of Advice to Young People… “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)”

In 1999, Baz Luhrmann released a song called “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” This is a great video montage, visual compliment to the song, which has lyrics consisting of words written originally for a newspaper column by Mary Schmich Everyone Must See This!Technorati Tags: words of advice