Words of Wisdom for April 08, 2024

Dear Friends:
The third brahma-vihara, appreciative joy, is not mere joy. It is the gladness that arises when you witness or contemplate the good fortune and happiness of another being. It is a celebration of all that is good in the world, an appreciation of healthy enjoyment itself. If you allow yourself to experience this often, your mind will naturally incline toward this state. It is impossible to feel any discontent when you genuinely feel good about others.

– Andrew Olendzki, Dharma Wheel – Tricycle

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The Land of the Free…
Americans pride ourselves as living in “The land of the free and the home of the brave.” But are we really free? Many of us are slaves to our jobs and can’t really make end meet. Others are slaves to alcohol, drugs and food. But we all want peace and security. Meanwhile, the ri …

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May you be free from suffering and the causes of suffering!

All my best,

Jerome Freedman, PhD

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