Most people believe reincarnation is at least possible. Do you? If so, then you have to accept the fact that we’ve been born many times, in fact beginningless. This is because our mind is beginningless. It is a continuum made up of moments of mind. Each moment of mind comes about due to the previous moment of mind. Hence, our mind is without beginning. Therefore, our births are without beginning. Each time we are born we have a mother (with a few exotic birth exceptions). Where are all these infinite mothers? They were so incredibly kind to us to give us life. Where are they now? Look around. Everyone you see and everyone you imagine have been our mothers countless times! So, treat everyone, our past mothers, with love and affection.
Quieting the mind and allowing it to deeply relax and settle into the present moment is strong medicine. Since we are used to doing the opposite, of following imaginary “what if” stories in the future […]
The more you think about your own self, the more self-centered you are, the more trouble even small problems can create in your mind. The stronger your sense of ‘I’, the narrower your thinking becomes. […]