May our heart’s garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers.
Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile, dwelling in the present moment, I know this is the only moment.
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.
By eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, destruction of forests, and the poisoning of air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference to the health of our planet.
Be aware of the contact between your feet and the earth. Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.
If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.
At any moment you have a choice that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.
I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
If we are mindful of the true nature of reality, then we never truly lose anyone - even to death.