While it is probably not possible to be happy every second of every day it is certainly possible to be happy most of the time and this has nothing to do with your bank balance, how pretty your face is, the car you drive or the house you live in.
Bleh. Time to leave to get breakfast and go to work.
Christianity, Judaism and Islam, the three “Abrahamic” religions are not as different as people suppose. Actually, of the two Islam and Judaism are far closer than either is to Christianity. Christianity, with its “Man God”, veneration of saints (at least in Catholic and Orthodox traditions),…
Twenty four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.
Human beings have a drive for security and safety, which is often what fuels the spiritual search. This very drive for security and safety is what causes so much misery and confusion. Freedom is a state of complete and absolute insecurity and not knowing. There is no security in freedom, at least not in the sense that we normally think of security. This is, of course, why it is so free: there’s nothing there to grab hold of.
When you rest deeply in the Unknown without trying to escape, your experience becomes very vast. The Unknown is more vast, more open, more peaceful, and more freeing than you ever imagined it would be.
Yay. Masters traffic is awesome.