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This is not a ‘step-to’…

What we are doing now is what is important. It is not a ‘step-to’ Find your happiness in ‘this’ It is not a prelude to ‘that’ Love & Light! Advertisements

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Learn to cut off the emotions at the root

It still amazes me how many layers of conditioning and old habits I have yet to shed! And, when I think I have things under control – wham – life shows me: Not So! At a lecture this past Sunday, my teacher was speaking of the fundamental problem … Continue reading

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I pray…

“I pray for a more friendly, more caring, and more understanding human family on this planet. To all who disike suffering, who cherish lasting happiness, this is my heartfelt appeal.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama  

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Nagarjuna’s Chatuskoti

I was contemplating, while doing my yoga this morning — turning this way and that; looking at my room in all directions, right side up, and upside down — that everything we perceive is dependent on our very own perspective. … Continue reading

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The Four Noble Truths

The Four Noble Truths state: 1. There is suffering (discontent) in this world. 2. There is a cause for this suffering. 3. There is an end to this suffering. 4. There is a path to the cessation of suffering.

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As long as we live in this world…

“As long as we live in this world, we are bound to encounter problems. If, at such times, we lose hope and become discouraged, we diminish our ability to face difficulties. If, on the other hand, we remember that it … Continue reading

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If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime

If you are totally concerned and preoccupied with the affairs of this lifetime, there is a great danger of causing your own downfall. If by such concern you were able to achieve the desired happiness, that is okay, but this … Continue reading

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“Why” is never a good question

Why now…Why me…Why this? Why is never a good question. There are a myriad of causes and conditions that contribute to something happening in our lives, and it is futile to look for a reason why… “Why” can get us … Continue reading

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