Addiction and the wasted opportunities of life.
Archive | January, 2006
Retreatants discuss what they can’t let go of in their lives, and come to realize the point of this exercise is to see they’re all negotiable.
Humility; enemies are created by anger; learning to slowly chip away at our -o’holic mind.
An inmate keeps a journal of a program in which inmates and victims learn, grow, and heal together.
Bowing to anyone who creates merit and practices good conduct; a look at what hell realms and spirits really are; no break from samsara, no break from practice.
Changing our mind to treat our daily activities as offering service and creating positive causes.
How to open up one’s heart and guide oneself on the path.
Taking refuge when something strange comes in the mind; how wonderful to be able to serve the Dharma; saying it’s good when something bad happens.
Recognizing the kindness of all beings, our mothers, and taking our difficult experiences as tools to challenge self-centeredness and focus on others.
An inmate relates how he gradually overcame his fear while in prison.