Posts tagged "Dalai Lama"
What's Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

What if Einstein was wrong? “The world is made up of stories, not atoms.” Poet Muriel Rukeyser once said just this!   So what’s your story?  Here are a few points to ponder, enjoy, laugh about, share… as we consider stories, their importance, the role they play in our lives — and bring awareness to our personal answer to...
Searching for Benevolence

Searching for Benevolence

I often find myself wondering about the deep nature of reality, and ultimately searching for benevolence, I could even say longing for it.  Musing further on the question of good and evil, I sometimes ask myself how and where is goodness, benevolence to be found? Hmmm, what do actually I mean by that?  Well, many spiritual...
Connections, Insights, Worry

Connections, Insights, Worry

Worry?  I am just back from a wonderful family vacation… multifaceted, rich, sweet, full of warm connections, poignant and funny stories, several profound insights. What a grand and amazing thing it is to be human!  How lucky we are for this astounding opportunity! You may have seen some photos on Facebook  or gotten some texts about...
Discovery:  The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

Discovery: The Vehicle I Drive Makes All the Difference

A few days ago I had a “confrontation” with my husband that led to an exciting discovery.  (It was not our first “run in”, and surely not the last, but it was transformative — certainly for me, and also for us… The chance to look at myself from the outside was most illuminating!) What was the discovery?...
Happy?  Happy… Happy!!!

Happy? Happy… Happy!!!

The theme of Happiness has been popping up (like popcorn!) in the last while.  In his most basic teachings the Dalai Lama says, ” All human beings are the same. “We all want happiness and do not want suffering.”   Well yes, we might say, but what is happiness, where does it come from…We can’t buy it, but...