Collecting Evidences

Have you ever experienced before when you approach someone to address a discomfort within you, or to resolve a situation and what you get in return is a whole bucket of evidences and facts thrown at your face of how you were the one who had done and said all things wrong without you even…

Hardy Lessons

“Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” – Buddha – It is interesting to observe life lessons which are easily transcended by one, may not be the same for another. I remember this tale of an acquaintance who progressed in the spiritual…

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  

The Magic of Touch

Have you ever wondered how you can diffuse a situation in the presence of another who is in a defensive mode of being weary, angry, confused, or sad? I’ve come to see, or even realised in my own experience and in observing others that the magic of touch is one. Do you remember watching movies…

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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…

More to Unravel

In each person or situation that I come across with, there is a little piece of me in each that warrants the meet – whether a quality that I admire, or detest, or perhaps even one that I am already at peace with, it is there, unless I am totally oblivious of it. And they…

The Husband Leaves

The husband leaves the door, together with her dreams; all of which she thought was hers, leaves together with him. A subtle clinging, she notices – the fear of losing the beloved; as he potentially walks with another; it might not be her at the finale. Yet when she saw the light, that surrounds him,…

The Child

Dealing with the mind is like dealing with a child. Much care has to be put into the act. When the mind is in a delusional state and once aware of it, we can lead it to inquiry instead of identifying with it further. It is like a child who has fallen from the swing…