Tag: blessing

05
Feb
2013

Bittersweet Blood

From ‘Young Blood’, as covered by Birdy… Lyrics: We’re only young and naive still We require certain skills The mood…

05
Sep
2012

Super Short Story (18): Mc Blessing (Or Curse)?

The headline read, ‘McDonald’s Goes Vegetarian — In India’. Some branches at least. Well, for making more money, makes ‘cents’…

08
Nov
2011

Blessing Place or Persons?

By Royston Sim [The Straits Times]: ‘For 40 minutes on Saturday morning, representatives from eight religions took turns to recite…

27
Jul
2011

Bless You

What happens when a guru blesses you? Does he or she passes over some special force of goodness or merits,…

20
Jul
2011

Curse Of Eternal Recurrence?

Friedrich Nietzsche wrote… “What if a demon were to creep after you one night, in your loneliest loneliness, and say,…

14
Feb
2011

Be the Blessed

A Chinese new year text greeting I received and forwarded: 愿佛法的人生伴随你, 观音菩萨的慈悲充满你, 文殊菩萨的智慧带领你, 地藏菩萨的愿力加持你, 普贤菩萨的行愿成就你 ! 愿您在十方佛菩萨的加持下一切如意,法喜充满。 合十敬祝您在新的一年里万事吉祥,如意安康,一切圆满。 阿弥陀佛! It…

07
Dec
2010

The Limitations of Amulets

Amulets might offer some protection – but they cannot protect anyone from eventual death. Amulets might offer some blessings –…

18
Oct
2010

Power of Thought Transformation

The worst gift can be the best gift. The quality of a gift does not depend on it(self), but on…

08
Mar
2010

The Invisible Colour of Attachment

From ‘The Color of Earth’ by Kim Dong Hwa, a young monk poignantly thinks to himself when he realises he…