Went to an outlet mall in Kildare yesterday to get some bread, 30 minutes before the other stores opened. 8.30 am, car parks already full, even buses arriving with shoppers from around the country. The modern Western tendency toward mid-winter speeding up and shopping. An interior felt-sense of running…
Advertising finds fertile ground in the mind’s response to an underlying sense of life as unsatisfactory. Meditation is essentially training the mind to free it from the type of craving which generates stress and anxiety.
How much does a person lack in him or herself
who must have many things?
– 1591, Japanese Zen Tea master