Tagged as: loving kindness

healing your money story

What’s your money story? Here’s the one I grew up with: You need to work hard hard hard in order to make a living. Work is work, and that is that, and it’s not related to your dreams or dharma or destiny. What should always come first are these three things: stability, a pension when…

Sep 12, 2012 · Read More · Comment

we all have darkness. it helps us see the light

“Not me, I’m not angry.” “Not me, I’m not vulnerable.” “Not me, I’m not insecure.” How many times do we tell ourselves this? Are you answering, “Not me, never?” I spent a lot of my life telling myself, and sometimes other people, these things. Of course, that meant I was riddled with these qualities. Pop!…

Jul 29, 2011 · Read More · Comment

meditation as resentment management: aka that person who really peeves me is my teacher

“Always meditate on whatever provokes resentment.” Part of the Buddhist Tonglen meditation teachings is this statement. I’m no expert, I’m new to this Buddhist stuff, but from what I’m learning, it’s worth loving. This statement rose up to meet my irritated mind the other day. I was thinking of someone I know who absolutely drives…

Apr 13, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

what the saint said, dharma, and daring to dream

WHAT THE SAINT SAID“Come here,” she said, ”Sit down.” He knelt beside her and she leaned close. “No amount of medicine in the world will cure people’s sickness. People are sick because they are not following their dharma. You must help them find their dreams.” She was Ama–the hugging saint, absolutely, completely dedicated and called to…

Mar 7, 2011 · Read More · Comment