Fools do not praise generosity, the wise rejoice in generosity.
Do not allow your heart to whirl in the pleasures of senses.
We can walk in such a way that we arrive with each step-not walking just to get somewhere else.
Each time we find ourselves dispersed and find it difficult to gain control of ourselves by different means, the method of watching the breath should always be used.
To make hell into paradise, we only need to change the mind on which it is based.
… With your deluded mind, you make hell for yourself. With your true mind, you make paradise.
When you produce a thought that is full of understanding, forgiveness, and compassion, that thought will immediately have a healing effect on both your physical and mental health and on those around you. If you think a thought that is full of judgment and anger, that thought will immediately poison your body and mind and the people around you.
When we were in our mother’s womb, we felt secure-protected from heat, cold, and hunger. But the moment we were born and came into contact with the world’s suffering, we began to cry. Since then, we have yearned to return to the security of our mother’s womb. We long for permanence, but everything is changing. We desire an absolute, but even what we call our “self
If you cannot be compassionate to yourself, you will not be able to be compassionate to others. When we get angry, we have to produce awareness: “I am angry. Anger is in me. I am anger.
He who judges a situation impulsively is not righteous.
So many individuals, children, couples, and families have been destroyed by sexual misconduct. To practice the Third Precept is to heal ourselves and heal our society. This is mindful living.