Sakula Mary Reinard

Sakula: Moving away from Fear and into Loving Kindness Sep 5 2021 087

Sakula reflects on how her fears interfere with her wishes and wants and gives thoughts on how to move away from fear to kindness. A community member expresses gratitude for kindnesses.

Sakula: Steer the Mind Toward the Wholesome May 23 2021 070

Sakula reflects on a retreat with Luang Por Sucitto and his teaching on wholesomeness. She shares readings from Buddhadhamma by Phra Prayudh Payutto. Beautiful in the beginning, beautiful in the middle, beautiful in the end.

Sakula: Cultivating the Buddha’s Path with my Catholic Mother May 9 2021 068

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Sakula draws on Luang Por Pasanno’s teaching and a story from her life with her own mother. She draws the arc of a life’s relationship healed with the Dhamma.

Sakula: Keeping the Bigger Picture in Mind May 2 2021 067

Sakula leads Sunday Sila with some in person attendees for the first time in a while. She reflects on welcoming changes in our lives according to the practice, recognizing impermanence and uncertainty.

Sakula: Intentionally Willing a Feeling of Goodness Feb 28 2021 061

Sakula discusses the benefits of the practice of recognizing when we naturally feel goodness and intentionally feeling goodness. She reflects on the suffering of being entangled in our fears and ways of dealing with our triggers.