Life passes quickly. Having a direction that is positive makes life meaningful. It is easy to slide from one day until the next until the next until we die. Adding a purpose helps us become better human beings. This is motivation, motivation to help our sisters and brothers. Every morning when we wake up, we set a motivation for the day. Concern for the welfare of others is in tune with reality. We are all interconnected in ways seen and unseen as sisters and brothers. Our home is Mother Earth to whom we are deeply connected. Setting a motivation at the beginning of the day to respect and care for all our sisters, brothers, and their homes, Mother Earth, gives us strength and courage. Helping others fills our heart with meaning and joy. Step by step we become better human beings and eventually enlightened.
Forgiving ourself is so important, yet we often forget this. Many of us can take good care of others, but somehow taking good care of ourself gets lost in the mix. Without taking good care […]
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 […]
Compassion is often misunderstood. Partly because we do not have a good word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. Not only is this general compassion, it includes enlightened wisdom. There […]