In Buddhism, we say that the essence of the Buddha, living beings, and true mind are in fact of the same substance. We have the same capacity for enlightened understanding and insight as the Buddha; but with the arising of an unwholesome thought, we have tainted our mind. Our work now is to return to this pure, untainted true mind of enlightened wisdom.
It was in the Summer of 2017 that Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, causing catastrophic flooding, and taking the lives of many. The violent storm