On Children by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have… Continue reading “On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran
The third noble truth states that we can give up that craving or desire, but first it must be identified. Most people think their situation is normal and does not require any kind of investigation, thus they go through life suffering, unaware that anything can be done about it. Once people become aware – which… Continue reading The Third Noble Truth:::
All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts. If a man speak or acts with an evil thought, suffering follows him, as the wheel follows the hoof of the beast that draws the wagon. All that we are is the result of what we have… Continue reading All that we are:::
“As I went walking I saw a sign there and on the sign it said “No Trespassing” but on the other side it didn’t say nothing, that sign was made for you and me”.
My mentor and teacher on meditation monk Lama Khenpo Tashi share this thought with me in one of my trips to Bhutan: Human suffering arises from the property of impermanency to which all existence is subject. If we understand impermanency, enlightenment is possible. ” Impermanence is the rising, passing and changing of things that have… Continue reading Impermanence:::