How I Learned To Stop Being Afraid and Love Other Religions: Part Two, When Buddhism Saved My Life

“This stereotype I had of Buddhists — emotional asceticism — was actually more descriptive of Christianity than Buddhism — at least the Christianity I was raised in. It was my American Christianity, not Buddhism, that needed to be told Jesus wept and that was ok. I owe something else to Buddhism as well, something really big. I owe Buddhism my life.”