Even the worst situation has a silver lining. Regardless of the problem, even terminal illness, can be transformed. Our attitude of fear, denial, and aggression can all transform in to the opposite. It takes courage and vision. The result is acceptance without fear and anxiety – peace of mind. This state of being can handle anything.
Pleasure and pain
We are down to the last pair of the 8 worldly activities, pleasure and pain. While it is not bad to enjoy pleasure, getting too attached and being “led by the nose” disrupts our life. […]
Love is the equalizer
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Recently a friend died peacefully, only diagnosed months before with a terminal illness. He was tough, inside. His heart was filled with love and a sense […]
Compassion is often misunderstood. This is partly because we do not have an equivalent word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. It includes enlightened wisdom to eliminate the deepest level […]