This may prove interesting to Humanists...
The Dream Realized: Dr. Meikle Paschal Shares His Personal Journey
Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room
Join us as Lexington author Dr. Meikle Paschal shares the spiritual and personal journey described in his new book, The Black Buddhist
Pascal was born and raised in the projects of Boston. As a young black
man, he was uncomfortable in his own skin, fighting the pressure of a
racist society that he felt kept the cards stacked against him.
in his mid-60's, he has found his way to both personal and professional
success. In this program, Dr. Paschal will describe his transformative
Overcoming the poverty, drug
abuse and racism of his early years, Meikle Paschal was able to get an
education, earn a doctorate, and become a respected educator. Dr.
Paschal is retired from a long and successful career as a teacher and
administrator with the Boston Public Schools, and is currently teaching
at Massachusetts Bay Community College. His passion is working with
non-traditional and unprepared college students, very much like the
person he used to be.
How did he succeed when so many
others fail? Dr. Paschal credits his practice of Buddhism with
providing the wisdom and compassion that has transformed his life.
Through the teachings of Buddha, Paschal was able to bring order and
discipline to his life and to discover the pathways which have led him
to inner peace. Join us as he shares his story...a look within that
provides a lesson for us all.
Refreshments will be served. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis. Copies of The Black Buddhist will be available for sale at the event ($15.00 paperback).