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June 27, 2022: This Week I’m Grateful For…”: heroic nurses who save infants, the lengthy lives of our lecturers and pigs at airports

Extra of the identical final week: conflict, pandemics, violence. Happily, with slightly digging, we are able to discover some “excellent news” to have a good time the virtues of compassion and kindness in our world. These little acts of Karuna (compassion) and Metta (loving-kindness) that assist affirm all of us have Buddha Nature!

This week we have a good time extra karuna and metta:


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July 6 is the Dalai Lama’s birthday.

1. Two nurses save 35 new child infants from a hospital hearth!

2. The lengthy lives of our treasured lecturers — could they stay lengthy to unfold the valuable Dharma. Coming birthdays within the subsequent month embody His Holiness the Dalai Lama, born July 6, Jack Kornfield July 16, and Venerable Zasep Rinpoche July 1.

3. Airport pigs assist preserve airline passengers and geese protected!

4. 12-year-old Gabriel Clarkie raised $325,000 for Ukrainian children by making a donation lottery  — with the prize being his hand-made wood bowl!

5. Britain’s first wetland “tremendous wildlife protect” will stop the discharge of 11 million tonnes of carbon.

  • Are you aware of some inspiring “excellent news” or one thing “to be pleased about?” Please ship info and hyperlinks to our editors for subsequent week’s “This Week I’m Grateful For…” [handy form at the bottom of this feature.]
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Two nurses saved 35 infants, together with untimely infants in incubators, from a raging hearth in a hospital. Inventory picture of mom and child in a hospital; this isn’t the nurse or one of many infants concerned.

Two nurses save 35 new child infants from a hospital hearth within the Philippines!

It may have been a tragedy and made massive information on CNN. As an alternative, it turned a excellent news story, a heroic story of two nurses who made a number of journeys by a raging hearth to save lots of their tiny new child child expenses. As reported in Readers Digest Canada:

“Kathrina Bianca Macababbad was bathing one of many unit’s infants simply after midnight when she heard {that a} hearth had damaged out on the ground beneath. Because the flames raged, she and fellow nurse Jomar Mallari made a number of journeys out and in of the constructing with their expenses. The largest problem was rescuing untimely infants who have been intubated and depending on ventilators to breathe. Holding the infants in a single arm whereas manually ventilating them with the opposite hand, the nurses managed to get all 35 of their tiny sufferers to security. —By Flannery Dean” [4]


Buddha Weekly Happy Birthday Dalai Lama Buddhism
July 6 is the Dalai Lama’s birthday.


The lengthy lives of our treasured lecturers

On July 6 we have a good time the 87th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Famous trainer Jack Kornfield’s birthday is on July 16, and probably the most Venerable Zasep Rinpoche celebrates on Canada Day! Joyful Birthday to our treasured lecturers and will all of them get pleasure from good well being and lengthy life and train the Dharma for a few years to return!


Buddha Weekly Boy handmade bowl raises 325000 for Ukrainian Kids Buddhism
12-year-old Gabriel Clarkie raised $325,000 for Ukrainian children by making and promoting his wood bowls. We’re grateful for Gabriel Clarkie and the many individuals who supported his mission by the magic of social media buzz.

12-year outdated Gabriel Clarkie raises $325,00 for Ukranian children.

In keeping with Goodnews Community:

“After a younger boy’s woodworking undertaking went viral, he seized on his new web following to lift cash—not for himself—however for the kids of Ukraine.

The ability of a viral social media publish by no means ceases to astound. When Gabriel Clarkie’s proud dad tweeted a hyperlink to his son’s pastime, carving wood bowls and posting them on the market on Instagram, it went viral—and his Insta followers jumped from 6 to 227,000 in simply 48 hours.” [1]


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20 pigs helped save 150 or extra geese and airline passengers from collisions at an airport within the Netherlands.

Airport pigs save the geese and preserve the skies protected!

In a pilot program, the Netherlands has discovered that 20 pigs — left to roam, and properly fed — can save the geese at airports, probably stopping injury and accidents. The pigs are properly paid — all they will eat — and eat the flowers that usually appeals to the geese.

Geese strikes stay a serious downside at airports world wide. There have been 150 hen strikes within the take a look at web site at New Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport previous to the arrival of the 20 hungry pigs. Now our chubby pals have dropped the strike charge to zero! All life is treasured — and the pigs have a great life munching away. [3]



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Britain is creating the primary “tremendous protect” of wetlands.

Noble acts: Britain’s first wetland “tremendous protect”

In a transfer to protect 15,000 acres of Somerset Wetlands as a pure reserve, the U.Ok. is transferring to stop the discharge of 11 million tonnes of carbon within the type of peat.

Wetlands are very important, particularly now with world warming and environmental disasters world wide. In keeping with Christian Dunn at Bangor college, “Wetlands are the superheroes of the pure world.” It’s not nearly wildlife, clear water, and nature. It’s about world-changing portions of carbon.

U.Ok.’s “bogs” are as very important to local weather preservation as the biggest jungles or forests. In keeping with “Optimistic Information” reporting on the story:

“On this case, the brand new tremendous reserve will embody current reserves on Somerset’s ranges and moors, a area of coastal plains, fens, reedbeds and saltmarshes, which make up the guts of the county.

These areas are estimated to comprise round 11 million tonnes of carbon, within the type of peat: semi-decomposed lifeless plant materials. When peatlands dry out – maybe as a result of they’re drained to make farmland or when peat is extracted for compost – the vegetation decomposes quite a bit quicker, releasing carbon into the environment.”  [2]



[1] With His Handmade Bowl, this 12-12 months-old Raised $325,000 for Ukrainian Children>>

[2] Optimistic Information>>

[3] Airport Pigs Assist Preserve the Skies Secure, Readers Digest>>

[4] Nurses save 35 New child infants Readers Digest Canada>>


This Week I am Grateful For

Please tell us your excellent news. Every week our editors will attempt to report on and summarize the “excellent news” from world wide — not simply Buddha Dharma information, however any inspiring tales of Karuna (Compassion) and Metta (Loving Kindness) — as a result of all of us have to know there’s greater than unhealthy information in at this time’s world. What’s your excellent news? What are you grateful for?
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