Blessed are the renegades. Those who challenge our

Blessed are the renegades. Those who challenge our preconceptions. Those who see things that are wrong in society and say, “This is unacceptable.” Those who live outside the rules and boundaries when no one else does. The trailblazers and the dreamers, the idealists and iconoclasts. Blessed are those who think they can change things, because in the end they’re the only ones that really do. Rather than saying, “Oh well, that’s the way it is, the way it’s always been,” the renegade says, “Let’s change it.”

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About Daniel Scharpenburg

Daniel Scharpenburg is an independent dharma teacher living in Kansas City. He gives online teachings through the Open Heart Project. He also runs the Monday Night Zen Group at the Rime Buddhist Center. His writing has appeared in Lion's Roar, Patheos, Tattooed Buddha, and Elephant Journal.

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