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 is pacing, recognizing we are in this for a long, long, time. As HH Dalai Lama says, we are in this for eons. He means we continue returning to samsara to benefit every living being. We keep returning until the last sentient being has left samsara, attaining nirvana and 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. […]
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 […]