Dharma Bites-The Love that Brings Right Answers

“The love which brings the right answer to moral problems is an exercise of justice and realism and really looking.  The difficulty is to keep the attention fixed upon the real situation and to prevent it returning surreptitiously to the self with consolations of self-pity, resentment, fantasy, and despair. Attention is rewarded by a knowledge of reality.”

~ Iris Murdoch

About Steven Goodheart

"I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them." Spinoza

2 Responses to “Dharma Bites-The Love that Brings Right Answers”

  1. Ego–my own biggest stumbling-block and clouder of my vision…


    • It’s true, at one level, but happily I’ve been learning that when we learn how to befriend our ego, it actually becomes an aid in waking up…..indeed, we can’t do without our egos, and the Buddha never taught to hate our minds in any way. That discovery has been one of the most wonderful realizations in this path I’ve found and a freedom I never had in my old paths.

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