Posted by: Upāsaka | 10/16/2020

At Both Ends

Why do I feel to do so much? Why am I driven to wake up early and go to bed late so that I complete all of my goals for the day? I feel that I’m doing a good thing in si many ways: in ensuring that I get my physical conditioning and exercise in as well as cultivating my devotional and meditation practices but when I think of the forest masters I recall that their practice is all about letting go. And yet…

And yet, I’m not a bhikkhu and I have a lay life to attend to. Part of this frenzy has everything to do with the collapse of our society. Part of it has to do with protecting myself and family. And part of it is because I think it’s cool. Here the list for you to see for yourself:


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