Loss can easily be a black cloud yet with a silver lining. Losing your stuff opens up possibilities of freshness, of a new beginning. It allows us to leave aside presidence and inspires us to look inside and reformulate our deepest understanding. Two days ago I lost everything as my luggage was stolen. Tonglen practice is spontaneous and healing.
The word compassion is often misunderstood. In English it has Christian overtones that include pity, turning the other cheek, and weakness. It is often seen as powerless. But the Buddhist understanding of compassion is much […]
Without humor we lose our humanity. Take deep breaths (away from others), and drop into the present moment. Feel fresh, alert, and relaxed. Always remember the tremendous suffering of so many others, especially during this […]