Sumi Loundon Kim’s 2018 New Year’s Resolution was to stop swearing. Here’s how it went.
Kieran Cunningham issues a call to identify and eliminate “empties” – those loose, unmindful expressions we use on a daily basis.
“Words have a profound effect, shaping how we look at things,” says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. “The words of the dharma have power in a positive sense; as they begin to penetrate us, we start to think, ‘Maybe my mind actually is tameable.'”
The roots of a word contain a rich bank of associations and metaphors that reveal the marvelous ways in which disparate ideas link and interrelate.