Peace is an inside job

Peace is an inside job

When you look out into the world and see acts of violence, rage + outrage, fear, greed, meanness, dishonesty, confusion — do you understand that you are seeing expressed what is inside the minds of living beings? All conflict is an expression of agitated states...
Our job is to love others

Our job is to love others

“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbours...

Only by love

“Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love.” – the Buddha...
12 principles of forgiveness

12 principles of forgiveness

Understand what forgiveness is and what it is not. It’s not condoning, it’s not a papering over, it’s not for the other person, it’s not sentimental. Sense the suffering in yourself, of still holding onto this lack of forgiveness for yourself or for another. Start to...

Resting in love

When we meditate, we settle into stillness and meet our experience directly as it arises, moment by moment. When we notice suffering and struggle, we’re advised to ‘move closer’ to it, ‘explore’ it, ‘allow’ it. But what do we...
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