Category: Empower Me

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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What We All Have in Common with the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is not the perfect superhuman entity I had imagined. As it turns out, he is human and possesses the same human limitations we all have.

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Why Is Buddhism So Messy?

There is no original teaching, no superior or inferior schools, and no historical Buddha to be found. There are books, and there are the methods and traditions that we’ve derived from them. 

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