A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness. This mind can also be likened to a seed; when cultivated, it gives rise to many other qualities, such as forgiveness, tolerance, inner strength, and the confidence to overcome fear and insecurity. Pearls of wisdom and compassion flowing from the mouth and heart of HH Dalai Lama. This photo of HH with Richard Moore, HH’s hero. When Richard was an adolescent he was shot in the eyes during the Northern Ireland violence and became blind. He never blamed the soldier. Rather he sought him out and they became friends! The power of compassion and forgiveness!
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest, it is as if we open an inner door. It […]
Humility is life’s central pillar. Without it our ego puffs up. Our head swells like a hot air balloon. We fly away into another reality and lose our friends. Life becomes very lonely. As ego […]