The Peace Blanket: A Cheyenne Tale of Reconciliation

Lawrence Hart was angry and cold and ready to go home. He and the other younger Cheyenne were waiting while the elders consulted about how to close the day’s ceremonies, which Hart had found humiliating and infuriating. Hart had recently been elected as a Peace Chief among the Cheyenne. He…

5 Things We Need To Hear From Gandhi Again

This assertion was the bassnote in the symphony of Gandhi’s life. Gandhi said that he learned this from the Bhagavadgita, which says, “Yours is the action, not the result.” Gandhi repeatedly said that he would not have been able to do what he did if he had not focused on…

5 Ways Buddhists Deal With Anger

Everybody gets angry. Whether it’s mild irritation or flaming rage, we experience it every day and there are few of us for whom this is not, at some point, a serious problem. By “problem” I mean “soul sucking, productivity leaching, blood pressure soaring, jaw clenching, dark aftermath generating” state. This…