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by Mr. H
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Is an apology ever not in order?
Replies: 6
Views: 2057

Re: Is an apology ever not in order?

Excellent answers, thank you all kindly :heart:
by Mr. H
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Strength
Replies: 10
Views: 3214

Re: Strength

Thanks again for the suggestions everyone. The assignment was gruelling but it got done in the end, and I borrowed many of your suggestions in the process.

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by Mr. H
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Ethical Conduct
Topic: Is an apology ever not in order?
Replies: 6
Views: 2057

Is an apology ever not in order?

Wrestling with an ethical dilemma of sorts; :?: Some years ago (roughly 10, when I was in my early 20's) I hurt a friend, and lover, by behaving selfishly, cruelly even. Without going into specific details I acted in a way that caused her hurt, and probably a lot of embarrassment. Needless to say th...
by Mr. H
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Strength
Replies: 10
Views: 3214

Re: Strength

Thank you for the replies all, very helpful. I get a bit agitated when people talk about Buddhism in terms of "tales or sayings"...rabbits and lions...something childish and inferior Your point is valid. I think there is often a similar problem here with Indigenous culture; focusing on Dreamtime sto...
by Mr. H
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Dharma Stories
Topic: Strength
Replies: 10
Views: 3214

Strength

I am currently working on devising a unit for a class of Year 3/4 students about what it means to be strong, and what strength looks like. The idea is to first look at brute, physical strength in nature/the material world, then gradually get the students to think more abstractly about their own stre...
by Mr. H
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Hello

Thanks all, and Happy New Year. :thumbsup:
by Mr. H
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Việt Nam
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Việt Nam

Travelling to Vietnam for the first time in February. Flying in and out of Ho Chi Minh City but looking to travel around a fair bit in between. Any advice on places to go, things to see/do? (Buddhist or otherwise)? Any particular cities/experiences you'd recommend? Or any more general info about Bud...
by Mr. H
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Hello

Greetings all, Mr. H here. 32 years old, from Australia. Currently studying to be a primary school teacher. Relatively 'new' to Buddhism, though have been tentatively exploring it for quite a while, reading a few sporadic bits and pieces here and there and meditating on and off to mixed results. I'm...

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