The Lotus Flower

Journey into the Moment

Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Why Buddhism?

I was raised Catholic and for many years I took my Catholicism very seriously. I also had the fortune of being born with a predisposition toward anxiety and depression. There is a genetic link and these do run in my family. I used to blame my alcoholic upbringing for these disorders but I have come …

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Welcome readers!

Welcome to my blog! I am a student of Zen Buddhism. I am not completely new to Buddhism I have dipped my toe into it for years. However, I have decided to commit myself to the study and disciplines of the Zen tradition. I will go into the reasons why in my next post. This …

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