Remembering we are not who we think we are is very helpful, especially when confronted with emotional disaster. Or even minor emotional upset, or even joy. On a deeper level, this recognition opens our heart by reducing our ego-clinging. Love and compassion spew forth, filling our being, spreading out to everyone around. Eventually this unconditional love reaches out to everyone, human, animal, and all living beings. There is profound and deep satisfaction and joy in this way of living. Love is everywhere!
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul died today. She sang like she was channeling a higher power, maybe God, or maybe the innate luminosity potential for total goodness, beauty, and happiness. Even mosquitos have this […]
Many scientists now conclude compassion is our natural state, how we came into this world. Buddhists have believed this for millennia, and call it Buddha nature. It is the potential we all have, including mosquitos, […]
When we learn to love ourselves deeply with the same love a mother has for her child, we have a good foundation to spread unconditional love to others. Loving others more than ourselves is required. […]