We have been on an emotional roller coaster for several months. How are you holding up? Are you able to maintain sanity, at least most of the time? This is a real test of our practice. Can we maintain balance during all the pandemic upheavals? How can we stay centered with all the news of doom and gloom? When challenges are tough, the tough get going. Toughness is healthy self-confidence fueled by compassion, concern for others. Less me, me, me, narrow focus. Broadening our focus to include others by thinking about them often, opening our heart to them, to be ready to reach out (virtually) when the opportunity arises. This way we maintain our sanity and balance.
In addition to being calm and compassionate, we need unity. Not just among friends and families but among nations. Peoples from all around the world, led by their political, business, sports, entertainment, and religious leaders, […]
Two days ago HH Dalai Lama offered a special message to all brothers and sisters around the world, suffering from this unprecedented pandemic — https://www.dalailama.com/…/a-special-message-from-his-holi… His words fill us with courage and hope. He fully […]