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.
Many of us think our daily nourishment only in terms of what we eat. In fact, there are four kinds of food that we consume every day.
Without making mistakes, there is no way to learn. If you can learn from your mistakes, then you have already transformed garbage into flowers.
The desire to understand ourselves and to understand life is a deep thirst. There’s also the deep thirst to be loved and to love.
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.
The idea of taking care of ourselves and others can lead to greater appreciation of others.
We certainly have choice in our lives to do what we want. The hope is we will choose not to make others suffer.
We learn by making mistakes. We can begin anew at the last moment of the day and even at the last moment of our life.