During a family Day of Mindfulness with the Juneau, Alaska Sangha, participants drew pictures to answer the question, "What Feeds Your Joy?" Alex Nelson, age 10, explains his drawing of transformation: "I don't know why, but when I think of dragons, I feel happy. When I have an angry thought, I think of a dragon and the anger changes to happiness."
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What Feeds Your Joy?
Published in March 1999
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