Understanding is love's other name.
Submitted by raisha 7 months ago
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We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living
Submitted by GaryGach about 3 years ago
”It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available—more than enough for you to be happy right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more.”
Submitted by ampraus almost 4 years ago
There is no distinction between the one who gives, the one who receives, and the gift itself.
Submitted by laruchis over 4 years ago
To meditate does not mean to fight with a problem.
To meditate means to observe.
Submitted by rnavaneethan almost 5 years ago
Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.
Submitted by rnavaneethan about 5 years ago
When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending
Submitted by mluizabratti over 5 years ago
The Zen master Lin Chi said, “The miracle is not to walk on water but to walk on the Earth.”
Submitted by tsh almost 6 years ago
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Submitted by aazheng almost 6 years ago
If we are not fully ourselves, truly in the present moment, we miss everything
Submitted by zzravizz about 6 years ago
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
Submitted by Marci over 6 years ago
When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion, even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until we see clearly that our love is not contingent upon the other person being lovable.
People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child – our own two eyes. All is a miracle.
Understanding and Love are not two separate things, but just one. To develop understanding, you have to practice looking at all living beings with the eyes of compassion. When you understand, you cannot help but love. And when you love, you naturally act in a way that can relieve the suffering of people
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
Submitted by hwked over 7 years ago