When we run around in our normal daily lives, much goes under the radar. It is very helpful to spend some time quietly away from the hustle and bustle. Taking a walk in nature or just staying quiet and “unplugged” at home. Then with courage really look at your stuff. See all the competitiveness and jealously that has been disguised and ignored. Recognize these disturbing attitudes and make a sincere attempt to change them. This is the real practice of dharma, of changing our minds and our hearts to become more loving and compassionate towards others.
Generosity is a means of opening our heart, as well as helping another. It is the first of the 6 paramitas, or 6 perfections, to cultivate compassion and wisdom. They are: generosity, ethical discipline, patience, […]
Patience is golden. It gives us pause rather than kneejerk reaction. It allows us to take a deep breath, and consider the consequences of getting angry — making us unhappy, bringing future problems, not to […]
2018 Autumn “A series of Mindfulness for Educators: Healing from the heart to support the growth of teachers”
2018 Autumn “A series of Mindfulness for Educators: Healing from the heart to support the growth of teachers” Dr. Barry Kerzin will teach educators as a series of lectures. We would be happy if you […]