Forgiving takes a heavy load off our chest. We feel light as a feather. Practicing gratitude opens the heart. We feel that everything sparkles. Countering anger with tolerance brings ease and understanding. We feel relaxed. Replacing pride with humility reduces the ego. We feel secure and strong. Letting jealousy morph into appreciation brings joy. We feel connected. Expanding selfishness into love and compassion for others brings wellness. We feel unconditional love. Discovering ignorance and transforming it into wisdom is liberating. We feel enlightenment is indeed possible. The five major destructive emotions are the five wisdoms in disguise. See through the negative emotions using the wisdom of emptiness, and transform them into the five wisdoms. We become enlightened.
Interdependence is a fundamental law of nature. Even tiny insects survive by mutual cooperation based on innate recognition of their interconnectedness. It is because our own human existence is so dependent on the help of […]
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. An […]