Monthly Archives: January 2014

Consider ‘what’ you put into your mind before going to bed…

When we are awake, our minds are anchored by the body. When we go to sleep at night, the body sleeps, but the mind does not. The mind has no anchor. This is why we in dreams can go anywhere … Continue reading

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Nothing to do, Other than…

I have read and contemplated this ‘song’ by Milarepa many times, but something stood out so clearly when my teacher reminded me of it the other night: …nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. It is funny how … Continue reading

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Battling my ego…

I am always surprised when I get into a place of waging war with my ego…I know better, I can look at what I am doing, yet…at these times, I am still not able to wave the white flag. It … Continue reading

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We are always just ‘visiting’…

We are always just ‘visiting’. And we’re there (everywhere) just to help out a bit, if we can. Nothing dramatic: hear someone out, share a simple kindness, wash some dishes, acknowledge someone’s Natural Perfection. Then it all has meaning. The … Continue reading

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When we recite prayers…

When we recite prayers, and especially if we recite certain prayers on a regular basis, we should make a point to put the emphasis on a different word all the time. Since the purpose of reciting prayers is to help … Continue reading

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Never give up on anyone…

“However, whatever your own path is, wherever it takes you, there is one instruction you should protect and always carry with you: Never give up on anyone. Even if you can’t help someone now, don’t abandon him or her mentally, … Continue reading

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Kickstarting our own internal ‘fire’

I have been having this dry cough for some weeks. I felt worse and then better, but it would not go away. Last night I decided to go to one of the clubs I used to belong to for a … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Today, on my one-year anniversary on WordPress, I want to thank all of you who have come to visit, and all of you who now follow my blog. I have had visitors from 76 countries — some countries I have … Continue reading

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Patience…

Patience is the practice of peace… Love & Light!

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It is the act of encouraging others that heals our own discouragement

“Nakagawa Roshi says that when we are suffering, that is when we should provide encouragement to others.┬áHe doesn’t say, “first get yourself together, and then give others encouragement.” It’s the act of encouraging others that heals our own discouragement. The … Continue reading

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