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.
Living life is similar to singing harmony in a choir. It requires awareness of yourself and those around you AND the realization that you only get to change your own performance.
Each of us must understand that our time in this world is so short, that darkening it with useless arguments, jealousy, not forgiving others, discontentment and bad attitudes is not a productive use of time and energy.
When we practice the art of mindful living, we water the positive elements in ourselves and each other.
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.
When you remove the conflict within yourself, you also remove the conflict between yourself and others.
We certainly have choice in our lives to do what we want. The hope is we will choose not to make others suffer.
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.