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Experience requires experience

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.” - Terry Pratchett There is a significant difference between knowledge and wisdom. Having knowledge does not necessarily mean you have the ability to improve…

Stick To Love

“I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.” - Martin Luther King Jr. In the practice of loving-kindness, we can develop the ability to love people we don’t like and, ultimately, stop hating others. This…

Start with who you are, where you are

“Without giving up hope—that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be—we will never relax with where we are or who we are.” - Pema Chödrön How much of the time is our attention focused on somewhere…

Enjoying life and suffering less

"Overcoming attachment does not mean becoming cold and indifferent. On the contrary, it means learning to have relaxed control over our mind through understanding the real causes of happiness and fulfillment, and this enables us to enjoy life…

Be who you are, where you are.

“Without giving up hope—that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be—we will never relax with where we are or who we are.” - Pema Chödrön How much of the time is our attention focused on somewhere we'd…

The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer ...

“The more you try to avoid suffering, the more you suffer, because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you, in proportion to your fear of being hurt. The one who does most to avoid suffering is, in the end, the one who…