When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Recently a friend died peacefully, only diagnosed months before with a terminal illness. He was tough, inside. His heart was filled with love and a sense of moving on into the formless realm. Examples like these bring courage and strength to us all. When the chips are down, we can be tough, strong, and courageous. Love is the equalizer. Love for others as well as love for ourself brings strength and courage to handle anything that arises, even our own death.
Hardship, in forcing us to exercise greater patience and forbearance in daily life, actually makes us stronger and more robust. From the daily experience of hardship comes a greater capacity to accept difficulties without losing […]
Love makes the world go around. It moves mountains. It brings inner peace not only to oneself but also to those around us. It is the deepest nature of the mind, inseparable from wisdom realizing […]