This life is noble and we are noble women and men. At least the potential for nobility is present. It is our Buddha nature that allows us to become fully enlightened. Nobility is equated not with aristocracy, but something far more valuable. It is equated with being an Arya. An Arya directly “sees” emptiness, without a conceptual intermediary. So, we are all potential nobility. While nobility is not yet enlightenment, it is a very advanced state of being getting close to enlightenment.
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. […]
Recognizing others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion
We must be careful when we tap into the massive suffering in the world, not to be crushed and overwhelmed. Recognizing others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion. It does not close our hearts. This […]
Pacing is so important
Pacing is so important. Going too fast zaps our energy and throws us off balance. Too much laziness breaks our stride. Balancing alertness and relaxation once again brings us back to the sweet spot. This […]