What It Took to Make My Dreams a Reality

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Buddhism helps us to build a solid inner life that isn’t swayed by our circumstances. That strength is the key to having the confidence needed to take action toward our dreams.

Today’s guest, Christopher Robin Donaldson, of Denver, Colorado, shares how he went from passively waiting for his dreams to becoming a father, professional actor, husband, college graduate and homeowner.

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Cheat Sheet

04:48 Christopher Robin is impressed by the life state of Buddhists

11:22 From a wavering mind to a consistent Buddhist practice

18:29 Reawakening to youthful dreams

23:23 Turning personal tragedy into purpose

References mentioned:

  • The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace, part 1, revised edition pp. 165–66
  • The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, p. 794
  • Faith Into Action, p. 140
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