When someone is suffering, what can we say or do to help? The wise women of my weekly sangha offer advice from years of experience. And the Buddha has a few guidelines too.
We can do it! We’ve proven we have the muscle and the know how to meet great challenges. Now let’s apply that to the much greater threat with much less difficult things to do.
We have been exploring the Buddha’s Eightfold Noble Path, and just when we got to the aspect of Wise Action,
Here’s a poem for this time in the world: Contagion This is a moment whenluggage sits open on the bedwaitingwonderingwhether
Lean Horne said “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” This dharma post explores how to handle life challenges from a wiser perspective, making wiser choices and lightening the load.
Some thoughts about Wise Action and all the ways we go astray. And a video of our garden in bloom!
When I lead a guided meditation, I always offer the idea of cultivating a spacious field of awareness for thoughts
The aroma rising from something cooking occurs long after all the ingredients have been chopped, measured, mixed and heated. Yet,
Everywhere in the world it seems we are increasingly challenged to cope with emergency situations. And many of us don’t
Part of mindfulness practice is cultivating compassion for ourselves. For example, when we are meditating and we get lost in