When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The bigger the challenge we face, the bigger the opportunity to practice dharma. Observing our habitual reactions is deeply meaningful. Learning how to change is even more meaningful. This is what dharma is all about. Becoming a good, compassionate, kind, and wise human being is what life is all about. Please contemplate this as we end another decade and start another. Actually, there never was an ending decade, and there never will be a future decade. These are not reality. They are just mental fabrications. We become addicted and believe them to be real. They are not. The person we think we are is not real. It does not exist. It too is just made up by the mind. Everything is like that, until we see through this foggy distortion. Happy New Year from cold foggy Bodh Gaya. Wishing you all the very best, the best of the best.
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