Transitions 2 (Spiritual Short Stories)
Every day we face moments of imbalance due to our thoughts and feelings, These Mahayana Buddhist-inspired stories show how we can return to calm and peace to counter our stress-free lives. The stories include:
A Teaching from the Tenzo -- Dogen's advice on cooking is a recipe to dealing with life.
Hasten Slowly -- Milarepa's saying as an approach to daily living. Told in prose format.
Bodhidharma and the Emperor - A powerful person wants confirmation that they have done good with all of their donations. But not all spiritual leaders provide the desired reassurance.
Bodhisattva Vow -- The interplay of abundance and scarcity, helping ourselves and helping others, plus reality and awakening. All told through the eyes of a service window employee.
Heart Sutra -- The popular and often misunderstood text as a story
Deep Listening -- Listening, being present, and solving problems.