So many people are suffering layer upon layer. Only the tip of the iceberg is apparent. Please remember this when you interact, even virtually, with others. Be kind. Be aware of their trauma. The amount of emotional trauma during this last year is off the charts. You know this from your own experience and can extrapolate to others. Please practice forgiveness, not only towards others but also towards yourself. As a human community we need to heal together, each one helping the other. It takes courage and understanding how we are all suffering. Remaining open and nonjudgmental is essential.
A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness. This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many […]
Today is the most important day of the Buddhist year. Shakyamuni Buddha was born, enlightened, and passed into parinirvana. The results of all of our actions are exponentially multiplied today, so be good! Recite Shakyamuni […]