In accepting death as inevitable, we don't label it as a good thing or a bad thing. As one of my teachers once said to me, â€œDeath happens. It is just death, and how we meet it is up to us.
Compassion has enemies, and those enemies are things like pity, moral outrage, fear. Joan Hal
Compassionate action emerges from the sense of openness, connectedness, and discernment you have created.
We believe that it takes a strong back and a soft front to face the world.
When I first was exposed to Buddhism in the mid-1960s, I said it was so practical and utterly pragmatic. That's what attracted me to Buddhism.