It seems counter-intuitive, but the more we care for others the better we care for our self. The more we work at transforming anger, jealousy, and pride into patience, appreciation, and humility, the better we care for our self. This is recognizing “self-care” from a broader perspective. The broader our perspective, the deeper are the results. Slowly we recognize our so-called “reality” is actually dependent on our mind and heart, and not something objective out there. Combining this understanding with caring for others, we will reach the greatest depths. Then we come home to our natural mind of luminosity in all its grandeur.
Now that we have begun the process of forgiving, of course it won’t work right away. We need to be persistent, and very importantly not beat ourselves up when we are blocked and unable to […]
The goal is to cultivate in our hearts the concern a dedicated mother feels for her child, and then focus it on more and more people and living beings. This is a heartfelt, powerful love. […]