We spent yesterday evening’s Sangha night reflecting on our attitude to taking things in, on what holds genuine value for us, and on how to work towards a lifestyle of ‘elegant simplicity’. As home practice, we will experiment with challenging ourselves in terms of food intake this week: eating vegetarian (if not already doing so), vegan (if not already doing so) or trying to source as many seasonal foods as we can locally. We will also monitor how much waste we...
Triratna: Safeguarding with sincerity and integrity
from Munisha, European Safeguarding officer, Triratna
I’m sure, like me, you want to be absolutely sure Triratna is doing its Safeguarding properly, with sincerity and integrity. Over the last nine months I’ve read online much doubt and criticism in this area so I’d like to tell you about this work, so that you can decide for yourself.
I have been developing central Safeguarding policy for Triratna since 2013 and I’d like to reassure you that I am absolutely serious about this work: my family suffered for many years...
I intended to start this blog by saying I believe you only have to do something THREE times before it becomes a habit - but then I decided to check up on my views and googled it, and rather depressingly, it seems to be at least 21 or 28 or even 66 days to really change a habit - oh dear!
But, in any case, I have now been to Exeter farmer’s market THREE times, and I would like to think that...
Over the weekend of 16-18 June over a 100,000 events took place all over the UK in the name of ‘The Great Get Together’ - to mark the anniversary of the murder of Labour member of parliament Jo Cox who was known as a defender of immigration and killed for her beliefs. This quote from her first speech to Parliament summed up what the Great Get Together was about
We are far more united and have far more in common that what divides us