Posted by: Upāsaka | 10/25/2017

Preparing for the End

When the end comes will I be ready? There is so much to fear and to regret in these times, so much to mourn but will these attachments help when this luge is wrested from our grasp? The fact is that we cannot how to change samsara as our spoons or of control, impelled by forces so much greater than ourselves.

The question then becomes, will I be able to help. When things get bad will I be ready to provide solace and offer whatever I might have? Or, will I close in on myself in pain?

May I practice renunciation now that I vs more easily do without when it becomes a necessity. May I push myself beyond the bounds of endurance and comfort so that I may learn to kindle the spark of compassion and wisdom amidst the flames of hell.


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