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 pandemic world crisis. Practice taking and giving (tonglen) — https://altruismmedicine.org/becoming-resilient-relaxed-ha…/ Sometimes take a mental break. Remember something, anything funny like the “Response to Sneeze” video — being posted. Let’s maintain our sanity. We’re in this for the long haul, not just until the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, but until all beings have been enlightened! The present time gives us a wonderful opportunity to review what is important in our lives. The present time gives us a wonderful opportunity to grow in these directions. The present time gives us a wonderful opportunity to deepen our love and compassion. May all beings find this precious universal compassion and become fully enlightened.
Compassion is often misunderstood. Partly because we do not have a good word in English that gives the full meaning of ‘nyingje’ or ‘karuṇā’. Not only is this general compassion, it includes enlightened wisdom. There […]
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 […]