Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Via ॐ Thich Nhat Hanh Quote Collective ॐ:

Many of us are always in hurry. We hurry to finish one thing to do something else, and one task always follows another. If we have nothing to do we cannot bear it so we fill our time with countless projects and errands. 100 years past like a dream. I do not want to live like that. I want to live at ease and deeply every moment of my daily life. I want to practice living happily in the present moment. I want to do less work and work in such a way so that every moment of my work brings me joy.

-- Thich Nhat Hanh--

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma April 10, 2012

What Love Says

Attachment is the very opposite of love. Love says, 'I want you to be happy.' Attachment says, 'I want you to make me happy.'
- Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, "No Excuses”
Read the entire article in the Tricycle Wisdom Collection

Via AmericaBlogGay:

Study: Homophobes may be big old closet cases

Science Daily:

"Individuals who identify as straight but in psychological tests show a strong attraction to the same sex may be threatened by gays and lesbians because homosexuals remind them of similar tendencies within themselves," explains Netta Weinstein, a lecturer at the University of Essex and the study's lead author. 

"In many cases these are people who are at war with themselves and they are turning this internal conflict outward," adds co-author Richard Ryan, professor of psychology at the University of Rochester who helped direct the research.
Hello? Have you ever looked at the male leaders of the religious right, not to mention a few of the females as well? Gay gay gay gay gay.

Via AmericaBlogGay:

Obama opposes MN anti-gay marriage amendment 

This helps.

 There's some concern about whether the President's supposed-opposition to marriage equality will be used by the bigots to bolster support for the anti-gay amendment. Of course, it'd be easier if he just evolved already.

President Barack Obama's Minnesota campaign announced Monday that Obama opposes a state ballot initiative that would define marriage as between one man and one woman. 

"While the President does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the record is clear that the President has long opposed divisive and discriminatory efforts to deny rights and benefits to same sex couples," Kristen Sosanie, spokeswoman for Obama's Minnesota campaign, said in a statement. "That's what the Minnesota ballot initiative would do -- it would single out and discriminate against committed gay and lesbian couples -- and that's why the President does not support it."