If you allow me, I would like to expand our forgiveness practice to include others; all others. We often get caught up in our own stuff and forget the other 7 billion human beings and countless animals. Everyone is suffering, and often filled with hurts they cannot liberate. So while working on our own hurts and forgiveness, please think about all others who are in a similar boat. Extend your forgiveness practice to them imagining it to be successful bringing them sustained joy. This will also help you immensely! Win-wins are rare; when you find them go all out!
2018 May Meditation Practice Group
May. 24, 2018 Human Values Meditation Practice Group We will learn about compassion and meditation from the latest video lecture by Dr. Barry Kerzin and we will practice meditation together. *Staff from Human Values Institute […]
Whenever some problem arises
Whenever some problem arises (and when do they not!), remember to practice ‘tonlen’ – taking and giving. Think about other people and animals experiencing some similar problems. Silently take away their suffering, and give them […]
The best ways to achieve justice
Forgiveness is an important corollary to compassion, as is gratitude. Both attitudes dampen the tendency to think, “I am right,” falling into righteousness. By reducing strong clinging and grasping to myself, both attitudes soften the […]