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Honoring Ani-La

Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar has this appreciation of a worthy practice.

…As it happens, my friend is a Registered Nurse in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Since this is her thirtieth year in the profession, the people who are alive through her efforts range in age from thirty to just a few moments ago. It is more than likely that none of them have ever given her a moment’s thought; nor indeed, do they even know of her existence. Nor is it probable that their parents think much about her, as to them she is but a nameless artifact from a time of crisis and expense they choose to forget. Thus, the thanks she has received are slender, and the work itself has been her reward. …

via Digital Tibetan Buddhist Altar.