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.
We are all potential nobility
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 […]
Quarantine and social distancing, mostly staying at home, can become monotonous. Life can become boring. Slowing down often makes us uneasy. We want to do, to go, to move. We want to be with others […]
Our motivation and attitude are crucial, but rarely considered. We just go along without thinking of our motivation, and without setting a positive motivation. This makes much of what we do meaningless, or even harmful. […]