And while my initial reaction is frustration coupled with a little bit of anger, I need to look for ways to create connection and understanding. I can do this through compassion about their wanting to run on those wonderful trails and maybe use that as a starting point to help build awareness and help foster some patience.
Photographers have a wide variety of lenses to use when taking pictures. They will sometimes use many different lenses to shoot the same thing. This gives different perspectives. This same is true in our lives.
Becoming YOU is not a destination: it is a practice. And with every new moment in our lives, we get to practice.
Practicing loving kindness meditation is like digging deep into the ground until we reach the purest water.
If you do not understand the roots of someone's suffering, you can’t help.
True love cannot be without trust and respect for oneself and for the other person.
In a deep relationship with equanimity, there is no longer a boundary between you and the other person. You are her and she is you.
When we know how to generate JOY, it nourishes us and nourishes others as well.
When we are compassionate, we love through non-judgment, and give to another a gift they may not get from anyone else.