We had a tea ceremony at sanha of this morning, and I set out mama’s rock, and the green crystal lotus, upon my coffee table altar. The Green Crystal Lotus was picked up, in Chinatown, on vacation in San Francisco, with my Love. There are a lot of Buddhas I could have bought, but I… Continue reading The Lotus
The past no longer exists, but it is part of the present, because we are the continuation. That person that continues in us, is part of us, so that past is part of our present. Their presence is .here and part of us. when we share our presence, we are sharing those that we continue.… Continue reading The past is part of the present
Acknowledgment. Acknowledge the suffering, acknowledge the current situation, acknowledge the other person -Thay
What is a family? Is it a thing? No. Is it a collection? Perhaps, but that in itself is not a thing. It is a state of being. If you are a member of this collection, can you separate from it? No, you cannot, if you are a member you cannot be separate, you are… Continue reading What is a family?
“If you want to be miserable, think about yourself. If you want to be happy, think about others. ” — Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, head of the Shambhala Lineage
Sobriety is a family value. Insight gained from the Dilworth family group.
You have to actively recognize your comfort level, and not go against it. You need to keep seeking alternatives until you are comfortable with them. Don’t justify, because your comfort level is trying to warn you with something. Insight gained from our Dilworth family group.