As I read this brilliant article the thought occurred to me that actual personal religion embraces spiritual truths whenever they are encountered.The church of my youth taught me that salvation means having arrived. My Buddhist neighbors showed me otherwise.
Growing up Christian in predominantly Buddhist Sri Lanka, I learned early that there was much to be gained from the study of Buddhism. The teachings of the Buddha sometimes challenged my assumptions about Christianity, and at other times they illuminated and clarified the words and stories of Jesus.
Here are three teachings by the Buddha that have shaped and enriched my faith:
We never arrive. We are always on the journey.
Three ways Buddhism has shaped me as a Sri Lankan Christian — by Shanta Premawardhana
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