Reflecting on the Dhammapada (9/26)

“Be quick to do good.If you are slow,The mind, delighting in mischief,Will catch you.” Perhaps here “quick” is less the word we’re looking for. “Diligent” seems a better option — one must be diligent and consistent in that diligence to develop new habits. Doing good is something we can develop the habit of doing — […]

Reflecting on the Dhammapada (5/26)

“How long the night to the watchman How long the road to the weary traveler How long the wandering of many lives To the fool who misses the way.” In essence — these things which are dreary, dull, and stretch out inevitably before us give us a frame through which to view the idea of […]