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The mind is everything. What we think, we become – Buddha

Today’s quote touches on both the power and the slipperiness of the mind. Our minds constantly create stories, backstories and predicted outcomes. These stories can work for us, or … Read the rest “Your story”

Nobler than Mick

Buddha Shakyamuni and Prajnaparamita

Seeing a recent Tweet from Mick Jagger brought a smile to my face as I recall a great first introduction to The Four Noble Truths. Without the right understanding, Buddhism can be interpreted in a very negative and incapacitating way. … Read the rest “Nobler than Mick”

Ego

Curb your ego

Does ego work with us or against us? Friend or foe on our journey through life?

Ego or something else?

Being egotistical is often thrown outwards towards others. Often ego in that context is mistaken for outwards selfishness rather than … Read the rest “Ego”

What about love?

Aphrodite Carlos Delgado [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

Is love the most sought after and most misunderstood of human connection?

Since the earliest of written word, poets, philosophers and writers have entangled themselves in the quest to capture the essence of love. Love has a wide range of … Read the rest “What about love?”