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Buddhism in Action for Peace
History & Philosophy
Stories and reflections on the Buddhist approach to life
The struggle we go through to have our prayers answered makes us stronger. If we were to immediately get everything we prayed for, we would become spoiled and decadent. We would lead indolent lives, devoid of any hard work or struggle. As a result, we would become shallow human beings. What, then, would be the point of faith?
[Selected from published guidance]