Re: Mindfulness of our Path
- I want more smiles. I work to cause as many smiles I can in the
day, whether it's by being silly or being thoughtful and a good
listener and showing I care.
Yours in metta,
--- In Buddhaviharas@yahoogroups.com, "Sharon" <shar_63@h...> wrote:
> "Each path with heart, whatever we've chosen as our path, has a
> particular foundation or support. Support for what? What do we
> really want in our spiritual practice or in the path that we may
> chosen? What do you want, what do you want for the world around
> you? Think about it. What do we want for the world around us,
> then what do we want for ourselves? Often the answer is the same,
> bit more peaceful, more loving, a little wiser, or taking it all
> seriously. I don't mean no anger or no fear -- that gets a little
> too idealistic -- but perhaps in our world and in ourselves, not to
> be so caught in it, not to get caught into where it leads, as it
> in the world, to so much violence, sorrow and hatred."
> ~ Jack Kornfield, "Eightfold Path for Householders"
> This excerpt can be found, among others, at www.buddhanet.net
> May this be of benefit.