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!
Maintaining a direction for our life keeps us centered and brings meaning. As distraction is our default, reset your motivation several times during the day, to stay focused. Start the day with setting your motivation. […]
Most of us have not been raised with the motivation of Bodhicitta. Those of us wanting to pursue this Mahayana Buddhist path must familiarize ourselves with Bodhicitta, the wish and action of becoming enlightened to […]