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Fi Curnow

  • I didn’t feel I needed to choose veganism ‘because’ I chose to be a Buddhist – both flowed naturally from the same part of me that values compassion and wants to do the least harm in this world.  I never saw the choice to adopt veganism as giving anything up, either (and actually the same applies to my choice to be teetotal) but instead saw it a…[Read more]

  • I would say grow leeks – they are quite tolerant of cooler climes but also when you buy them in supermarkets they invariably have the tops cut off – and those are the bits you want to make leek and potato soup out of!

  • Fi Curnow replied to the topic Garden photos!! in the forum Garden 2 years, 3 months ago

    Probably won’t be very spectacular compared to other people’s, but just to give you all a chuckle, here’s Psychedelic Zebra reminding us we can lean into the Buddha.  Sometimes very literally . . . 

  • Just quickly nipping on here because I really should be doing other things!  But this morning I sat down to do my 10 minutes of nembutsu with a certain resentment in my heart that life circumstances dictated I was not sitting down in the beautiful ‘real’ shrine room with some of the rest of you which was where I would much rather have been!  But a…[Read more]

  • I enjoyed the 10 minute version, too.  Your visualisation sounds interesting, Jules – I will try that myself.  When I did it yesterday I decided to do a modified version of the prostrations with it (I tend to listen to it on my earphones with laptop, which doesn’t lend itself to full prostrations!) and that felt a very satisfying, emotionally o…[Read more]

  • I haven’t managed to sit down and formally chant quite every single day so far (rushing from one thing to another in my life is something I know I have to address!) but I have been loving the daily emails and the quotes within them that I have been trying to take with me through the day.  I have enjoyed being curious about how I have responded to…[Read more]

  • Hi all, coming in a bit late to this, but that’s typical of me and my good intentions but life gets in the way!  I’m Fi and I live in Malvern where I’ve been a regular sangha member at the temple for about 2 and a half years and I really appreciate what a gift that opportunity has been.  Currently in the process of packing up to move house, I li…[Read more]

  • Fi Curnow became a registered member 3 years, 9 months ago