Appreciating Your Basic Dignity
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Appreciating Your Basic Dignity

When you appreciate yourself, you realize that you don’t have to feel wretched or condemned. You don’t have to artificially puff yourself up, either. You discover your basic dignity, which comes along with gentleness. You have always possessed this, but you may never have recognized it before. From Mindfulness in Action by Chögyam Trungpa, page … Continue reading

The Powerful Seed of Gentleness
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

The Powerful Seed of Gentleness

When we look into ourselves, we tend to fixate on our neurosis, restlessness, and aggression. Or we might fixate on how wonderful, accomplished, and invulnerable we are, but those feelings are usually superficial, covering up our insecurities.Take a look.There is something else, something more than all that. We are willing: willing to wait, willing to … Continue reading