“A genuinely good heart is a heart that is open and alight with understanding. It listens to the sorrows of the world. Our society is wrong to think that happiness depends on fulfilling one's own wants and desires. That is why our society is so miserable...” (Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Into the Heart of Life, Snow Lion: 2011, Chapter 9 ‘Practicing the good heart’)
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Sharing a Treasure
This line from Isaiah in the Morning Office was a real gift to me, and I share it with you as we await the celebration of Christ's birth: "The meek shall obtain fresh joy from the Lord, and the neediest people shall exult in the Holy One of Israel..."