Spiraling down into the dumps doesn’t help anyone. Let’s try to avoid it. Remembering gratitude for being alive, our teachers, the teachings of the Buddha, good friends, etc. helps. Also thinking of others who might be spiraling down, and wishing them happiness also helps our situation – the two-way street of compassion. Preventing the blahs also helps. Taking our focus away from number one lightens our load. Love and compassion are like magic elixirs. Emaho!
Joy comes in many forms. The subtle lasting ones are the best. Even better is when the joys are dedicated to others, in the service of others, bringing love to others. Then the joy radiates […]
“True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment founded on reason. Therefore, a truly compassionate attitude towards others does not change even if they behave negatively. Through universal altruism, you develop […]
The Shikoku – Inner Pilgrimage: Marriage with our Subtle Mind (with Dr. Barry Kerzin in November 2022)
Nov. 19th-23rd The Shikoku– Inner Pilgrimage: Marriage with our Subtle Mind Dr. Barry Kerzin will visit Japan November 2022! Human Values Institute will have a “Retreat” in Shikoku at this time. “The Shikoku – Inner […]