Struggle –> Liberation

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In the entire world, there is not one human being who is free from pain.  Even in favorable conditions, a person encounters struggle.  The external form of struggle appears to be cruel.  Some describe it as a horrible demon, but its nature is not malicious.  In fact, it is proper to welcome struggle, for its arrival is always auspicious.  Struggle…

Fall Cleaning

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Being my mother’s daughter, I subscribe to the philosophy that when the going gets tough, the tough start cleaning.  Literally.  All I could think about this morning was the ridiculous saying, “messy bed, messy head.”  How can anyone know what they’re thinking or feeling when they’re surrounded by piles of clothes, cups, magazines, and random clusters of dust bunnies? ……