It all comes down to attitude or motivation. From our motivation, everything comes to be. Thus, motivation colors our whole experience. It makes life open and bright, or it makes life constricted and dark. Usually we are unaware of our motivation. Nevertheless, it powerfully controls our day to day experience of life. We want to do good, but somehow things turn out complicated. Becoming aware of our motivation and adjusting when needed insures a meaningful motivation, concern for the welfare of others. With this attitude and motivation, things turn out well, regardless of the outcome!
Forgiving ourself is so important, yet we often forget this. Many of us can take good care of others, but somehow taking good care of ourself gets lost in the mix. Without taking good care […]
Congratulations to all of you who have the courage and tenacity to read all the last 8 posts explaining the ‘8 Verses of Mind Training’ by Geshe Langri Thangpa. It is not easy, especially the […]
Compassion is often misunderstood. Partly because we do not have a good word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. Not only is this general compassion, it includes enlightened wisdom. There […]