While it’s true that we can’t tell ourselves how to feel and instantly change from sad to happy, we do have the power to alter our perspective and open our hearts to seeing the world a little differently.
In Tibet families would allow only their “best” child to go to the monastery and admonish them with, if don’t behave you will not be allowed to go.
To find and understand what is true we have to eliminate all assumptions and test it as we would gold.
Standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon is like standing on the edge of the world and seeing the story of its creation unfold before your eyes.
Though a stranger, I felt your pain
It weighed heavily upon my heart
Anger is like a hot coal that you throw at the object of your anger. You may or may not hit the object, but you will always get burned.