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If we seek to understand the perspective of the other person rather than seeking to be right, how would that change our experiences? What if our immediate internal response to someone else’s statement was always, “I’m sure you’re right,” understanding that from their perspective and through their filters, they are exactly right in their assessment? What […]
I see the cycle of life. Like breathing, and waves, and wind, it moves in and out, back and forth. A constant flow that never stops moving. Change is always happening.
If we can open our minds to the possibility that everyone sees only a part of the Divine, the next step is realizing that everyone’s understanding is also perfect for that person at the present time. If we fully believe this, we can happily allow all religions and forms of spirituality to exist in harmony […]
There is no right path. There is no right destination. There are an infinite number of possible destinations, and even more paths to get there. (I know that’s not possible, but you know what I mean.) Each destination is equally valid, and each choice I make takes me in the direction of one or another. […]
It was only after I experienced suffering that I began to have compassion. I now see all the suffering in my past as beautiful, golden moments of extraordinary grace and love, allowing my heart to open and the Universe to come rushing in.
“The Buddhist way of understanding is always letting go of our views and knowledge in order to transcend. This is the most important teaching. That is why I use the image of water to talk about understanding. Knowledge is solid; it blocks the way of understanding. Water can flow, it can penetrate anything.” ~Thich Nhat […]