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Escaping from Jehovah’s Witnesses through a Buddhist Path

We discuss the trauma as a result, the aspects of shunning as control and being disfellowshipped, the use of fear to control, and how Buddhism and mindfulness became a path toward healing.

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This Does not Equal That: There is No Quick Fix

Expecting someone or something to fix us is a powerful illusion. A cheap drug that promises to make everything all better but almost inevitably leads to deeper pain and suffering—not because the thing or person is bad but because it’s our views and expectations that really need the work, and we just don’t see it.

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Political Animals: Should Buddhists Be Openly Political?

So, when I see Buddhist communities that shun politics and political action among its members, I can’t help but say, “That’s wrong.”

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Parenting as a Jehovah’s Witness and Regrets

Witnesses don’t celebrate holidays, but did you know they also don’t celebrate birthdays?

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Bathing Babies for World Peace

She explained to me that when the Buddha was born, he shot out of his mom’s side.She used her hands to demonstrate something that resembled a grenade launch from her rib cage. Then she told me that the baby came out walking and talking.

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