Compassion

Compassion is when a little girl goes to another little girl, sitting by herself, lonely. She approaches her not because she feels better than her in any way, but because she believes that no one should be left out. She asks her name and introduces herself back. She asks her if she wants to play …

Superhuman

We must choose goodness, love, joy, peace, harmony - all that lift us higher in spite of the heaviness around us. We must do this even if the people around us feel different and we may seem the crazy one. We may not always be able to be the person who does this, but there …

Sometimes what we really need is Solitude and some serious inner work, not Catharsis

When I was in my early twenties, I used to obsess on getting my communication "right". I just had to come to the person directly or put my thoughts into writing to "clear things up". I neither stopped to assess whether she/he was ready for it nor if I should even bother talking about the …

On Certainty

I have always been an anxious person. Worrying about pretty much everything has been my twisted way of trying to control events in my life. One day, as I was keeping my head above water, trying to float above my fears, I had an insight during meditation - The Universe told me that in times …

Putting our Guard down

Making fun of ourselves can also be a source of strength. We are hurting ourselves the most by being chronically defensive. Have the sensibility to determine which is important. Let the petty things go.