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 them well. Gradually we will cultivate strength and courage to remain happy regardless of outside influences. We will be less influenced by what others say of us and how they treat us. Our hearts will fill more with love rather that revenge and reactivity.
Balancing alertness with relaxation is important in our meditation and daily life as well. The last two posts about emptiness created an abundance of alertness! So let’s chill, relax, and balance with some compassion. My […]
Let’s explore patience a bit more. It involves managing and reducing anger. Suppressing anger doesn’t help; later it comes back with a vengeance. We need to transform it. When you churn milk you get butter […]