Good and Bad

Even during a pandemic, positive and negative energy are present in everything. Distinctions between good and bad are purely relative. They have no truth beyond our categorization. Phenomena is neutral until we assign value it. Of course, we rarely experience life...

The Party Line Isn’t True

No matter what side of an issue we’re on, neither side is completely right. We can’t totally understanding anything without exploring its opposite. When we catch ourselves automatically agreeing with ‘our side,’ it’s time to seek more...

The Art of Joyousness

Though it may seem antithetical, honestly acknowledging our fears and actually feeling our unpleasant feelings is the path to inner peace. Anything that we avoid will simmer in the recesses of our minds and continue to disturb us. Once we allow our feelings to surface...

Bad Is Good

Every moment contains an equal amount of what you might consider good and bad. If bad didn’t exist, you couldn’t distinguish the good. Seeing things you don’t like helps you know what you do like. The intrinsically varied nature of existence only...

Wagged by Your Emotions?

When you embody the understanding of the principle of opposites, your emotions no longer have control over you. You can respond with equanimity to every situation. Even if you think ups and downs make you feel alive, the sweetness of tranquility will quickly prove...