All posts by Kerry Kiyohara

My New Year Aspiration

Published January 1, 2017 by

I will try to be grateful for this moment, aspiring to see the world as-it-is, not as-I-want-it-to-be, so that I may alleviate suffering for all beings. I will try to… Read More »

Every Day is Thanksgiving

Published November 24, 2016 by

As Jōdo Shinshū Buddhists, we strive to truly understand our absolute dependence upon other people and all forms of life to sustain our own lives. Only by awakening to the… Read More »

Zen Garden Meditation

Published January 30, 2016 by

Sit quietly, breathe mindfully, contemplate the Zen garden Expand your vision to perceive the entire image Ignore the toes in the lower righthand corner Smile Share your smile with everyone you… Read More »