Don’t Get Stuck On Peace

  Notes from Compassion Practice Thursday, April 6, 2017 Lojong Slogan 4: Don’t Get Stuck on Peace Our first three lojong slogans were Train in the Preliminaries, See Everything as a Dream, and Examine the Nature of Awareness. They’re each very encouraging. They feel soothing, and in these days of strife and upset, it’s been…

March Lojong: Examine the Nature of Awareness

Notes for Training In Compassion, March 2, 2017 Our first Lojong slogan, Train in the Preliminaries, was all about getting started. Setting an intention. Carving out time. Taking risks with our precious routines. Committing to establishing a new practice or rededicating ourselves to an existing practice. The second slogan, See Everything as a Dream, encouraged…

Lojong 2: See Everything as a Dream

Last month, we explored the first of 59 lojong slogans (we’re going to be at this for quite some time!)– “Train in the preliminaries”. As folks who regularly hit the cushion and who are committed to being awake during a time in which the easiest thing to do might just to be to go back…