Sharon Salzberg on Increasing Acts of Kindness
Remember What We Share
If we look deeply into any kind of behavior, we will see an urge to feel a part of something greater than our own limited sense of self, a desire to feel at home in this body and mind. This urge toward happiness is often made twisted and distorted by ignorance, not knowing where happiness is actually to be found, and so we do damaging things. But we all share the desire to be happy, a vulnerability to change, to loss, and to fragility. Remembering what we share inspires us toward kindness.
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Buddhist teacher and author Sharon Salzberg talks about using meditation to develop a spiritual life. Through meditating, we can confront all facets of our being and bring self-awareness to our everyday lives.