With the White House in the background, 20,000 chairs, each representing 10 Americans killed by the novel coronavirus, are lined up Sunday on the Ellipse for the first National Covid-19 Remembrance. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
Monday night, October 5th.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases: 7,679,644
Now, more than ever, peace, peace,
Buddhist Monk, Thích Nhất Hạnh, celebrates his 94th birthday on October 11th. It is reported today that he has stopped eating, and very frail.
The Plum Village Monastery in Southern France is sharing that, in his spirit and life, there is hope the next Buddha will not be only embodied into an individual, but into the sangha…community.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change. -Thích Nhất Hạnh
“The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce another person’s suffering and bring that person joy.”
May your transition be peaceful and calm, surrounded by love and grace. -dayle
In the 1960s, Thích Nhất Hạnh played an active role promoting peace during the years of war in Vietnam. ... During his years in the U.S., he met Martin Luther King Jr., who nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967.
As wonderful and idealistic as our younger generation is, it does not vote in large enough numbers. If young people voted at the same rates as older people, they could transform this country.