Fear of poverty can make it difficult to be generous. Practicing giving helps us loosen our attachment, and thus dispels the fear of not having.
Archive | December, 2008
Sravasti Abbey reaches inmates by offering teachings on DVD to prison libraries.
Cultivating contentment and not getting caught up in consumerism eases our anxiety, no matter the economic situation.
We can view illness or injury in a more beneficial way by considering that our experience is a result of karma we can use that to generate compassion for others
We do have to think of the future in a reasonable way. Thought training helps us to transform the difficulties we encounter into the path—we learn from them.
We can learn to view the future in a reasonable way, rather than generating fear and anxiety over things that have not yet happened.