Out of habit our feelings towards depend very much on their circumstances. Most people, when they see someone who is handicapped, feel sympathetic toward that person. But when they see others who are wealthier, or better educated, or better placed socially, they immediately feel envious and competitive towards them. Our negative feelings prevent us from seeing the sameness of ourselves and others. We forget that just like us, whether fortunate or unfortunate, distant or near, they desire to be happy and not to suffer.
When the sun is shining we are happy. When there are clouds we are sad. We are very much influenced by our surroundings. Reach out to others more and more, even if only by wishing […]
When the sun is shining we are happy. When it is cloudy we are sad. Practicing more compassion towards our self and others gradually regardless of the sun shining or not we feel happy. A […]