Posts Tagged ‘living’

The Gift

February 19, 2008

“… start where we are…develop compassion for our own wounds…If we are willing to stand fully in our own shoes and never give up on ourselves, then we will be able to put ourselves in the shoes of others and never give up on them.

True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings.”

Pema Chodron, in her book, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living.

The Gift

January 30, 2008

“You should never have expectations for other people. Just be kind to them.”

Pema Chodron, from her book, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living.