Even when we are in love, our relationship changes and develops as we experience things and learn more about ourselves and the world we find ourselves in.
Moments come and go – appreciate them. Your life is like a river.
In the three days I spent by his side, he was always smiling, his eyes creased in a state of permanent joviality. At the same time, there was a deep calm emanating from the center of his being.
For evidence that most major world religions were invented by men for men, look no further than how they approach menstruation.
There is no objective in this life. There are no winners or losers. You do not win by dying with the most money, or collecting the most honors and awards, or even having your name transcribed in the history books.
Even now as I write this, my recollection is mangled. By residual hangover, post travel depression or perpetual high? I am unsure.
While cosmologists look at outer space with massive instruments and difficult calculations using mathematics, Buddhists look at inner space with mindfulness and concentration.
They are the most unwanted group in the world.
“So at this late date, I have decided to join them by giving my body to be burned. With love in my heart not only for them but also of the perpetrators of such horror … ”
There is a point when you look backwards and realize that the “you” from a year ago is a totally different person than the “you” that you see in the mirror. Nothing seemed to change, but everything somehow did.