13 November 2015
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… the moment in which the mind acknowledges ‘This isn’t what I wanted, but it’s what I got’ is the point at which suffering disappears.
Sylvia Boorstein has a wonderful book titled, “Happiness is an Inside Job.”
In it she offers all kinds of wonderful teachings on happiness. These are some compassion chants or prayers, (call them what you like,) which we send not so much to beseech any specific outer power (if you grew up in a tradition which seemed to offer up a demanding and hard to access God, this might relieve you of that layer of resistance) but really we send them to our own inner-most hearts. 373 more words