Posted by: Upāsaka | 01/03/2018

Taking Up the Fight

Another day breaks as I’m confronting with the seemingly endless patterns of discord and disagreement in my home. I could despair, be angry or resentful. I could try to subdue those making me unhappy but to what end? Instead of giving in to hatred and delusion, I need to take up the Fight to transform my heart and to leave the problems others have with me in their own hands.

How many times will I forget this? How many times will I tell myself that winning a fight, having the last word or making someone understand is the answer?

May I not make a mockery of the Dhamma and may my words never ring empty and hollow.


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