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...
Love for all sentient beings

Love for all sentient beings

‘Sentient’ def. – able to feel or perceive things. May we be sweet, soft and kind towards ourselves and all sentient beings. (via Wings of Heart Santuario)  ...

Only by love

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

What seeds are you planting?

At last night’s meditation session, we contemplated cause and effect, aka karma. We considered that when we react with anger and fear, we plant seeds of anger and fear. But when we give ourselves the space to react with patience, kindness and compassion, we...

To be kind is good, full stop

Legendary UK producer John Lloyd (QI, Blackadder and Spitting Image), turns his curiosity to knowledge itself, and questions whether intelligence is really all it’s cracked up to be. “Kindness is an absolute. To be kind is good, full stop. Always, in any...