About 30 people gathered on January 27 for a wide-ranging discussion of Generations Phase 1, in preparation for the second phase of the Betsuin’s capital building campaign. Under the direction of Bruce Davis, one of temple’s fundraising consultants during the first phase, we talked about
Happy New Year! “To learn and to share the Jodo Shinshu Understanding of the Three Treasures-Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” You may recognize that sentence. It’s on a banner that hangs in our gym. Since 2011, that sentence has been the temple’s Mission Statement,
We had a near miss last month at the driveway of one of our parking lots. Here is what a community member wrote in an email about it: “I was almost hit by a driver exiting the Lotus Preschool parking lot yesterday morning at 9:30am.
Although I take refuge in the true Pure Land way, It is hard to have a true and sincere mind. This self is false and insincere; I completely lack a pure mind. Hymns of the Dharma -Ages; 94, CWS p. 421 Recently, we have
Time for yet, another New Year’s greeting. I will continue with the Roman numerals. In the past, I had been recapping the past year and mention items facing us in the coming year, but last year I did something a little different. I am going
I was asked to speak in support of the Santa Clara County Supervisor’s resolution condemning President Trump’s Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorists Entry into the United States”. On February 7, I read a portion of the statement below before the Board