Baking bread G Sakamoto I started baking bread a few years ago. Not often, maybe once every couple of months. I wanted to bake a simple pao doce. I grew up saying “pan doce” which was a cross between “pan” the Japanese word bread and
“What’s going on?” Marvin Gaye 1971 G Sakamoto tiny.cc/l72d4y “Mother, mother There’s too many of you crying.” You would think that by now we should have been able to figure things out. And yet we find ourselves still living in a world that Shinran described
President’s Message Comparing Scouting and the Dharma My Experience in Scouting Back in 1958, I joined Cub Scouts. I enjoyed wearing the uniform on Scout days to school. Right after school, I walked to my den leader, Mrs. Gonzales’ home. It wasn’t a fun experience
Years gone by G Sakamoto Many years ago I wrote an article in which I retold a story of a man who encountered a snake on a path he took on his way home. The path wound through a woods. Sunlight floating through leaves lit
Change comes from within G Sakamoto After the Tree of Life Synagogue killings members of the Jewish community and the Muslim community organized a vigil outside city hall. Many people from different traditions came to show support. It is not only the Jewish community that
Gratitude and Kindness G Sakamoto Our temple should be a place where what we feel are the best practices of the Dharma are found. Whatever we might think those practices might be this is the place where we can find what is comfortable and reassuring.