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.
Maintaining calmness and peace inside is important. It helps us weather the storms. Who doesn’t have storms? This gives us more perspective as we cultivate less reactivity. More perspective leads to better decisions. Add genuine […]
Please remember the ‘8 Verses of Training the Mind (in compassion)’ is meant to be lifelong study and practice. The last verse is particularly tough all about the Buddhist wisdom of reality not being what […]
December 20, 2018 Human Values Meditation Practice Group We will learn about compassion and meditation from a video of the latest lecture by Dr. Barry Kerzin. *Staff from Human Values Institute will lead this practice […]