Stay with the moment

  “In the practice I'm recommending, doing something different means staying with that moment. I talked about this in terms of meditation practice, how we must let the thoughts and words go and feel whatever is happening. We must change our whole view about pain and difficulty and realize that pain is a prime time... Continue Reading →

There is a larger alternative

Compassionate action starts with seeing yourself when you start to make yourself right and when you start to make yourself wrong. At that point you could just contemplate the fact that there is a larger alternative to either of those, a more tender, shaky kind of place where you could live. – Pema Chödrön

Purpose of a spiritual practice

In this way we stop the war, and we can embrace our personal griefs and sorrows, joys and triumphs with love instead of denial. With the same courage of heart we can open to the people around us, to our family, to our community, to the social problems of the world, to our collective history.... Continue Reading →

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