Be Patient With Yourself – Growth Takes Time

We live in a culture of convenience and quick fixes, and when it comes to spirituality and personal growth we often expect instant results. But what usually happens is that we either bypass the process entirely, by repressing our shadow side and putting on a false show of positivity, or we get so frustrated that … Continue reading Be Patient With Yourself – Growth Takes Time

The Problem of Suffering

Suffering, in all its myriad forms, is the most persistent issue that we face as human beings.  The Buddha acknowledged this fact, making it the opening statement in his teaching.  But he didn’t leave us to simply endure it.  He went on to explain how suffering arises and how we can become free of it. … Continue reading The Problem of Suffering