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Bride vs Bodhisattva: NEW SHAMBHALA SUN ARTICLE

May 5, 2008   |   7 Comments

New Article in the upcoming issue of the Shambhala Sun: “My Vows”


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7 Comments

  • Posted by:  Phil Menger

    I got a real kick out of this, the ying and yang of it all. Best in luck in your dual loves! And you got guts to make such sterling commitments!

  • Posted by:  Ming

    Really enjoyed reading this. Actually made me remember how when I took the bodhisattva vow I thought about giving up my childhood teddy bear, but couldn’t bring myself to do it. I still have a lot of quality time with “Bear” but my inability to give her up is also part of our relationship.

  • Posted by:  Ann

    Susan,
    I actually got chills reading this, especially at the point where he gave you the box and explained it. Wow, he gets you!
    Thank you for writing with such honesty.
    Ann

  • Posted by:  Robin

    I really enjoyed this article. I find many times when I’m having an enlightened moment I cry. Sometimes the emotion is so strong which is so wonderful. This was great to hear your perspective. It is so human..:)

  • Posted by:  susan

    Thanks for the comments, you guys. It’s so interesting to try to make friends with strong emotions. They’re so mysterious…

  • Posted by:  Thomas

    A delightful story. How endearing and romantic. Susan, I also had difficulty letting go of your little red box. My heart and love goes out to you and Duncun. Thank you for sharing and being genuine.

    Thomas
    student of Buddhism 25+ years
    married to the same bride 27 years (May 9th)

  • Posted by:  Dave

    In many ways you remind me of my wife Ann. That was a great article–keep up the wonderful writing!

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