by Tara Brach: Most of us long to trust our goodness, but get caught in stories of deficiency and striving to affirm we’re okay…
These talks look at the block to realizing the loving awareness that is our essence, and the practices that help us see this essential goodness—in ourselves, dear ones and in those we might habitually consider different or “other.” Both talks include reflections that can help us appreciate the basic goodness that lives through these precious, changing forms.
“Saints are what they are, not because their sanctity makes them
admirable to others, but because the gift of sainthood makes it possible
for them to admire everyone else.” -Thomas Merton