I caught myself in the moment of it on Saturday and thought, “How do I get out of this self-imposed funk?” and quickly reflected that the only thing that seems to give me a solid ass-kicking is meditation on gratitude.
Today, take a minute to reflect on the hidden beauty of the world you live in and the life you live. What a gift! To be able to observe the seemingly minutiae of life and elevate it to the profound
Originally published on Art of Dharma. Written by Claire Spencer, Edited by Omatara James. I’m guessing that at some point in your life you have heard the saying, “the glass is half-full” and you probably know someone whose glass is always half empty (which is another story entirely). This expression is such a simple way to … Continue reading Moment of Mindfulness: Perspective
Today in class, Teacher Tamkey spoke of abandoning the self-cherishing attitude to make way for “wisdom in giving”. When we speak of self-cherishing, really we are talking about the focus of modern society, where the individual and their rights are placed above the needs and desires of others. It is a mindset that places “I” … Continue reading Moment of #mindfulness: There is #wisdom in giving
Even in our darkest hours, we are never alone. Everything is connected. This morning we're going to take a few minutes to meditate on the #interdependence of all things by starting with an object, your morning cup of tea or coffee. That cup started as an idea, a shape, or a design, far from where … Continue reading Moment of #mindfulness: #Interdependence and #Gratitude: