Tag: generosity

01
Aug
2022

Don’t Just Hope – Be

Give What You Want If you can givewhat you want to receive,do you not already have it? (Pic from Mark…

31
Jan
2020

Classic: Super Short Story #701

Classic: Super Short Story #701   His classic goal was to create classic beneficial worksas classic lasting legacies.

31
Jan
2020

Charity: Super Short Story #700

Charity: Super Short Story #700  His challenge is to do as much charity as possible in time,to spend every last…

27
Jun
2017

Shoes?

Wonder if such shoes that look abandoned come from abrupt dumping due to preference for new ones, or generosity to…

26
Apr
2017

Free Dharma Courses

Reply to a Dharma class participant (of the ’48 Vows Of Amituofo’ course: http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2016/12/the-48-great-vows-of-amituofo-6th-run-boundless-blessings-for-this-life-the-next, which has an average of about…

23
Dec
2015

A Simple Gift

A heartfelt smile is the simplest visible gift of loving-kindness.

25
Nov
2015

Growth: Wandering Thought #250

Growth: Wandering Thought #250 A DAY without any growth in any virtue, be it compassion, generosity, morality, patience, diligence, wisdom……

20
Sep
2014

Generosity : Wandering Thought #86

Wandering Thought #86: Generosity If we cannot carry even a single material thing along, to wherever we will be beyond…

04
Jul
2012

Prosperity

No judgements here, but indeed… A ‘gospel of prosperity’ could lead to greater corruptibility. A ‘gospel of prosperity’ should lead…

12
Oct
2011

The Missing Food Offering

‘He only offers his food virtually to all beings, and never actually to a single hungry person.’ Do we too…

25
Aug
2011

Toy Advice

Advice for friend whose kids fight over toys: The trick is that when you buy a toy, even though only…

12
Jul
2011

How Lovely Are You?

Please don’t mistaken you are lovely because you think you have lovely hair, for hair is but dead cells. Please…

29
Jun
2011

China Adventures (2): Tipping The Enlightened?

As amusing as it is somewhat bizarre, many temple devotees in China like to deposit their cash donations in the meditative mudras (sacred…

24
May
2011

A Grave Issue

Question: We went to exhume of one of our long-time ancestors’ graves for cremation and discovered some ornaments with the…

25
Jan
2011

Universal Virus & Cure

‘Independence Day’ re-screening on TV tonight reminds me of how simplistic the idea is, of being able to write a…

14
Dec
2010

Healthy Monastic & Lay Interdependence

From Itivuttaka 4.8:  This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “Monks, brahmans…

12
Oct
2010

When a Fridge Becomes a Bin

When some of us have extra food that we don’t want, while thinking it’s a waste to discard it, we…

05
Jul
2010

Summary of the Six Perfections

The Six Perfections (Paramitas) are essential qualities to be practised and perfected for the realisation of True Happiness (Buddhahood; Nirvana;…

22
Mar
2010

Why Share At All?

A young nephew didn’t understand the rationale of sharing, and became distressed when it was suggested to him that the…

15
Mar
2010

To Lend Money or Not

A Tit for a Tat (114) Tit: Should I lend money to him? Tat: I wouldn’t lend a huge amount…