The Buddha's Concern Is Compassionate Action
'The Buddha's interpretation of karma rejected the idea of fixed destinies. To him, karma is the fact that action makes a difference to the future. His concern is compassionate action. Compassion demands of us that we step out of our old identity, however uncomfortable, and make ourselves…
"There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing — light trumps darkness, every time. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light."
"Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. If it’s important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually’, just do it and correct the course along the way."