A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
How do we motivate ourselves to live up to our best aspirations? Thupten Jinpa,
the Dalai Lama's principal translator and a scholar in his own right,
offers two exercises that align our strongest motivations with our