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Tag: kindness

May we be safe

I just did my morning meditation in which I was using the phrases in the graphic. This was a guided meditation with Kristin Neff . Sometimes, when we find it difficult to still our minds, guided meditations are a wonderful tool. And there are…

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Feeling supported

The other day at work started quite disastrously. I went in early to upgrade software that we use for our entire database of clients. It typically takes me about 30-60 minutes to complete so I can get it done before most people even arrive,…

Lojong 47 ~ Keep the Three Inseparable

This is part 47 of my series on Lojong, Buddhist mind-training. When practicing lojong, it’s easy to think of it as simply a mental exercise. This slogan asks that we look at our thoughts, speech and body. I’m reminded of the Ralph Waldo Emerson…

Sunday Contemplation 

Sunday’s are always a quiet time for me. It’s a day that I rarely work, I sleep in, stay in my pj’s for most of the day. It’s my lazy day. This week was busy at work. New students at my day job means…

Lojong Slogan 46~Pay heed that the three never wane

This is part 46 of my series on Lojong, a Buddhist mind training technique. The three principles of the practice of Lojong are devotion, appreciation and discipline. This slogan gets to the point that our inspiration to practice loving kindness and compassion comes and…

Meet people where they are

I was recently having a conversation with my mother about how we (people in general) tend to hang onto past frustrations or anger with others. We were discussing how there are always two sides to every situation and when we look back we can…

Lojong Slogan 39 ~ All activities should be done with one intention

This is part 39 of my series on Lojong, Buddhist mindfulness training. How are your days filled? If you are like so many others, you’re busy running errands, answering e-mail, attending meetings, responding to requests for our time, meeting obligations, and on it goes….

Only Love

Hate and fear never help anyone. We need more love and compassion in the world. More kindness to all living beings.

Lojong Slogan 32 ~ Don't Wait in Ambush

This is part 32 of my series on Lojong; a Buddhist mind training technique There are times that we hang on to grudges or plot our revenge when we feel we’ve been wronged in some way. At times it is so all consuming to…

Be Kind to Bring Peace

Become a Blogger for Peace:http://bloggers4peace.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/kozo-cheri-asks-that-you/