“We are all visitors to this time, to this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, ….. and then we return home.” This is an Australian Aboriginal proverb. There are many parallels with Buddhism and Eastern spirituality. We are just visitors, passing through. Our purpose is to observe (our inner world), to grow (transform our negative emotions into positive ones), and to love (universally and unconditionally). Then we return home to our pure self of unconditional love and wisdom. Profound, loving, and beautiful.
It all comes down to love. Unconditional love includes everyone by excluding no one. To love your enemy takes guts. It takes courage. It takes humility. Genuine humility arises through insight. Insight is seeing things […]
We must go home and flourish there to be able to flourish outside for others. Going home means finding that safe, warm, blissful “place” inside our chest. It is unconditional love. It is profound wisdom […]
The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warm-heartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest; it is as if we open an inner door. An […]