Thursday, March 31, 2011
"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." Buddha
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
"The worth of our words is measured by how much they improve the silence." Talking about "Right Speech" Bhodi Daishin brings up points from the Noble Eightfold Path....How do we use our words? Does what we say actually "improve" the silence afterwards?
Saturday, March 12, 2011
This is an installment on compassion from a a feature I do called "Urban Buddhism." We need not wait until something tragic happens to generate compassion in our lives...Compassion and generosity are innate in all beings....it is a wellspring that has been present in us through lifetimes...This stream of kindness and love is just waiting to be drawn from...