love

Training in Tenderness by Dzigar Kongtrul

A beautiful extract from a forward to this book by  Pema Chödrön "According to the Buddhist view, all living beings—not only humans, but fish, insects, and every other creature—already possess tenderness in their hearts. As my root teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche used to say, 'All beings have the capacity for warm-hearted feelings. Everybody loves somebody or … Continue reading Training in Tenderness by Dzigar Kongtrul

long road, future

Putting Your Focus on a Future Project

Excerpt from Day 5 of my 30-day online program Calming the Storm: "Close to tears from pain and the meanness of a life reduced to constant concern for keeping alive, Viktor Frankl found a way to lift himself out of this abject misery. By forcing his thoughts to turn to something else away from the … Continue reading Putting Your Focus on a Future Project

the acorn

The Call that Beckons us to Find Our Destiny

An excerpt from Day 15 of my online course: Calming the Storm. According to James Hillman, one of the greatest mysteries of human nature is the question of character and destiny.  In his bestseller The Soul's Code, he proposed that our calling in life is inborn and that it's our mission in life to realise its … Continue reading The Call that Beckons us to Find Our Destiny