Using Buddhism to Cope with Ideas of Loss and Personal Failure
Everything changes. Impermanence is the nature of life. As is suffering—life is suffering. But happiness exists because it’s opposite, suffering, also exists. That exists because that exists. Dependent co-arising.
A few years ago, soon before we had moved our here to California, I was wracking my brain for pithy, contemporary subjects about which to write, and my wife suggested chronicling my experience as a stay-at-home dad. Now to say this was solely about being a stay-at-home dad is erroneous, as during most of the time my role as a stay-at-home parent has been part-time.