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.
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.
Becoming YOU is not a destination: it is a practice. And with every new moment in our lives, we get to practice.
The conviction that you, or anyone else, knows what you already need to know could be one of biggest challenges you and/or other people face.
Practicing loving kindness meditation is like digging deep into the ground until we reach the purest water.
We can change bad habits of thinking in ways filled with distrust, pessismism, conflict, sorrow and jealousy.
When we know how to generate JOY, it nourishes us and nourishes others as well.
If you fix the HOW YOU DO IT, you will see WHAT you do naturally transforms itself.
Life is not about WHAT you do. It is all about HOW you do it.