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Toxic Inputs

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We continue our series of posts with questions and answers. In this fifth post, we hear two questions.

The session takes place on August 16, 2007 during the Stonehill College retreat during the U.S. Tour. The retreat theme is Mindfulness, Fearlessness, and Togetherness.

1. How can we influence other members of our family, especially other adults, who want to avoid toxic inputs such as television shows, alcohol, etc. often they are not interested in changing their lifestyle or the practice. How can handle this in our home.

2. What should you do if someone feels bad and you want to make them feel better.

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Aware of Suffering Surrounding Death

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We continue our series of posts with questions and answers. In this fourth post, we hear one question.

The session takes place on August 16, 2007 during the Stonehill College retreat during the U.S. Tour. The retreat theme is Mindfulness, Fearlessness, and Togetherness.

  1. Aware of the suffering surrounding death. Are we forced to see our friends and loved ones as impersonal parts that will manifest in other ways or are we able to take comfort in the idea or notion that their energy will live on and are we attaching to them as a notion to much?
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Living with all the Madness

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We continue our series of posts with questions and answers. In this second post, we hear one question from a teen and another from an adult.

The session takes place on August 16, 2007 during the Stonehill College retreat during the U.S. Tour. The retreat theme is Mindfulness, Fearlessness, and Togetherness.

  1. Why are some children born handicapped? 
  2. With all the madness in the world today, how do you keep from losing faith and giving up on humanity all together? 
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I Have a Big Family

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We continue our series of posts with questions and answers. In this second post, we hear three questions from children.

The session takes place on August 16, 2007 during the Stonehill College retreat during the U.S. Tour. The retreat theme is Mindfulness, Fearlessness, and Togetherness.

  1. What do you do when someone is annoying you?
  2. Do you see your family much?
  3. How often do you travel in a year?
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How Can I Control my Temper?

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We are beginning a series of posts with questions and answers. In this first post, we hear three questions from children.

The session takes place on August 16, 2007 during the Stonehill College retreat during the U.S. Tour. The retreat theme is Mindfulness, Fearlessness, and Togetherness.

  1. Why is the bell so important?
  2. What do you do when you are angry or scared?
  3. How can I control my temper?
Thich Nhat Hanh answering a question from a child.