Sea of Compassion

The elation we feel when we have learned an important lesson, achieved a goal, or had a big breakthrough can sometimes be met with a period

The sun is always shining

There are times when gloom or darkness causes us to momentarily lose sight of the light. Although it is at these times when the thought of t

What is your intention?

There comes a point in most of our lives when we feel ready to experience a change we've had trouble carrying out. Maybe we've been stuck in

Accept yourself

There is no such thing as a good person or a bad person. There are choices and actions that lead us in different directions, and it is throu

Before you react

We have all had the experience of reacting in a way that was less than ideal upon hearing bad news, or

Perfect imperfections

At some point in our life there may come a time when we feel insecure about ourselves. We might judge our ability to do something or feel se

Give it a try

When contemplating whether to do something or not, a plucky voice in our heads may say, "You never know until you try." This is time-honored

The underlying cause

Often, when we're unhappy, we fall into the habit of thinking that, if only one or two particular things in our life would change, everythin

The story of a traveller

A traveler came upon an old farmer hoeing in his field beside the road. Eager to rest his feet, the wanderer hailed the countryman, who seem

Be Kind

Kindness is an ideal that is easily accessible to all of us. We all know that a small kindness can make our journeys lighter and more enjoya

Tough days

We all have days that seem endlessly difficult and hard. On these days, it is as if the odds are stacked against us and we just can't get a

Impact on others

Every thought we think and every action we take has an impact on the world around us. To be aware of this is to be conscious of our impact o

The orchestra of life!

Our inner orchestra is made up of different musical instruments. These instruments are our memories, desires, tendencies, mind, beliefs, emo