We know that desire is insidious, and that inner happiness doesn't come from things. But does desire ever make us happy, or just not unhappy?
Today was the first day of a one week retreat on the precious human life with my favourite lama, and we discussed the origin of suffering (spoiler, its ignorance).
Last year I was obsessed with spirituality. But it was with the Quakers that something unexplainable and truly magical happened.
It's been 3 weeks since I started my course in Human Rights, and this article surprisingly reminded me of the Buddhist scripture.
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days."I used to say to my wife 'we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong'.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful."I too identify with his words. Did I love the drama, or did the drama love me?... Continue Reading →
Today I will speak to you about accepting responsibility. (yay, everyone's favourite!) Can we solve a problem before accepting responsibility for it?
Why do we forget lessons we have learned already? Why am I intend on making the same mistakes again? A reflection on the knowing that comes with failure.
I admire active hope, that first glimmer of knowing that there must be more out there. That if we can dream it, it must be possible to achieve.