To be aware is to be alive. To learn how to manage negative attitudes, emotions, and thoughts is living in grace. To recognize appearances are not real is living beyond grace. Our mind is so habituated to negative ways it seems almost normal. We must rise above. We must be present. We must be aware. We must learn transforming methods that neither suppress nor ignore. Having these in our daily life makes everything shine. A deep and subtle joy begins to shine through the muck. The more we practice this way, the more we are bathed in radiant joy. This is an awesome way to start the new year and new decade. Enjoy this painting of HH.
Taking everything in stride, or in dharma terms, taking everything onto the path. This means that every experience regardless of positive or negative is made constructive. In order to do this, we must be aware. […]
Gratitude is an attitude connected with appreciation. We feel grateful for being alive. We feel grateful for our next breath. We feel grateful for the beauty around us, the trees, the sky, the butterfly, the […]