Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s Andrea Miller appreciates the beginner’s mind of a child.
For years, Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis felt she was too busy being a mother to practice Thich Nhat Hanh’s tradition of “Engaged Buddhism” properly. Eventually, she discovered that parenting itself is a form of Engaged Buddhism.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.
What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.
Lauren Casalino on how to get over the effects of insecure attachment.
John Becvar uses the Zen precepts as a guide for peaceful parenting that gives our childen love, trust, and self-confidence.
Breeze Harper on the precarious balance of work and motherhood.
Even in the daily insanity of parenthood, your Buddhist practice can thrive. As Sumi Loundon Kim explains, it’s all about how you see it.
Do we ever know how things will turn out? Donnell King, whose daughter suffers from a rare, debilitating disorder, has learned not to look for certainty.
Kathryn Jezer-Morton explores the resonances between the the dharma and Arnold Lobel’s “Frog and Toad” stories.