Joy comes in many forms. The subtle lasting ones are the best. Even better is when the joys are dedicated to others, in the service of others, bringing love to others. Then the joy radiates warm loving five-colored lights filling the whole universe. Everything shines, everything sparkles, everything tingles with the joy of love. Love conquers all. Love fulfills us all. Love is eternal. Love makes us smile. All the suffering in the world is targeted by love. Love fills the heart, tinged with sadness of the immense pain and suffering of so many.
We all have this precious gem of unconditional love, wisdom, and bliss within us, but we usually have so much junk covering it that we fail to recognize it. Practice stillness in the present moment. […]
Last night in Tokyo with my Human Values Institute group we discussed in some detail the distinctions between empathy and compassion. I had just stepped off a 12+ hour flight, and spent about 20 hours […]