Monday, February 4, 2013

JMG Tweet Of The Day - Herndon Graddick

Graddick is the the head of GLAAD.

Reposted from Joe  

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Cut down The forest of desire, Not the forest of trees. From the forest of desire Come danger & fear. Having cut down this forest & its underbrush, monks, be deforested.
- Dhammapada, 20, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma February 4, 2013

What Meditation Tells Us

Meditation practice helps us relinquish old, painful habits; it challenges our assumptions about whether or not we deserve happiness. (We do, it tells us emphatically.) It also ignites a very potent energy in us. With a strong foundation in how to practice meditation, we can begin to live in a way that enables us to respect ourselves, to be calm rather than anxious, and to offer caring attention to others instead of being held back by notions of separation.
- Sharon Salzberg, “Sticking with It”
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