When we are happy we get excited. When we are down we get sad. But why? Learning equanimity with the eight worldly concerns is important, at least to try. They are: reputation and disgrace; praise and blame; gain and loss; and pleasure and pain. This cultivates deep joy, balance, and love.
Relaxation is important. But too much makes us drowsy, dull, and lethargic. We need to balance relaxation with alertness. This magical balance can pervade everything we do. When we are awake, be fully awake! Balance […]
Experience of our days is up and down. This is on the outside and superficial. As we practice more, an inner experience begins to permeate our whole experience, our whole being. At first it waxes […]