Storytellers

There are two types of storytellers in this world. One who tells his own story for himself, and one who tells his own story for others. The storyteller who tells his story for himself is so that others can see him, so that he can see himself. The storyteller who tells his story for others is so that others can…

Normal Life

We think that because Jesus and the Buddha wore robes and owned nothing, that’s how freedom is supposed to look. But can you live a normal life and be free? Can you do it from here, right now? That’s what I want for you. We have the same desire: your freedom. And I love that…

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Health

The fool takes care of his body because he is afraid to die; the Master takes care of the body because He knows it is an instument to serve. ~ GG ~

Where it Came from

A tear can be ego and anger can be compassion. Anger can be ego and tears can be compassion. It depends on where it arises from. ~ if not now, when?, Chapter 03 Peace + Anger, Tsem Tulku Rinpoche  

Be both SENSITIVE & STRONG

Those who are sensitive often feel weak. Those who feel strong are often insensitive. Some people are sensitive to themselves but insensitive to others . They often feel the others are “bad guys.” Those who are sensitive to others but not to themselves often end up feeling Poor me. Some conclude it’s better not to…

One and Only You

Every single blade of grass, And every flake of snow – Is just a wee bit different … There’s no two alike, you know. From something small, like grains of sand, To each gigantic star All were made with THIS in mind: To be just what they are! How foolish then, to imitate – How…

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Taming the Monkey

He, who has pacified mental disturbances, uprooted and removed, will surely attain concentration (samadhi) by day or night. . – Dhammapada, verse 250

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See, clearly…

This world is blind. Here there are few who clearly see. As birds escaping from a net, few go to a blissful state… . – Dhammapada, verse 174

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