Posted by: Upāsaka | 11/24/2018

Confusion

Washing dishes in an almost comical attempt to perform small acts of kindness yet adrift in the sea of samsara and blown completely off course by the criticism and harsh words of another. I was at least able to stop myself from speaking harshly myself and to recall to be grateful to my critics as they are my greatest teachers.

Whenever someone out of envy
Does me wrong by attacking or belittling me,
I will take defeat upon myself,
And give the victory to others.

May I take failure in stride and continue to walk the path to Liberation without stopping.

May I constantly seek to re-inspire myself and recall the blessings of the Path.


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