Tag: attachment

29
Oct
2019

Attention: Super Short Story #667 

Attention: Super Short Story #667    What she missed was the attention;not the one giving the attention. What he missed…

05
Aug
2019

Mixed Feelings: Super Short Story #595

Mixed Feelings: Super Short Story #595 Looking through her drawer of knick-knacks,she discovered a treasure trove of forgotten fickle loves,a…

10
Jul
2019

Disappointment: Super Short Story #560

Disappointment: Super Short Story #560   Since the good stuff tends to be clung to, which thus seems to always end too…

22
May
2019

Death Reflections #11

From: ‘How To Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life’ by Seneca, edited, translated, and introduced by James…

13
May
2019

Death Reflection #4

From: ‘How To Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life’ by Seneca, edited, translated, and introduced by James…

01
Jan
2019

Empathy: Dharmagram #319

  Empathy: Dharmagram #319 Empathise more, but with less attachment, or risk being overwhelmed.

29
Aug
2018

Worth: Dharmagram #218

  Worth: Dharmagram #218 Emotional attachment can create an irrational sense of ‘worth’ though. (Quote in picture from ‘The Little…

30
Apr
2018

Shouldering

肩有挂袋, 心无挂碍?  尽心尽力, 尽量自在! Even as we shoulder worldly responsibilities, our minds should be free from attachments and obstacles

17
Mar
2018

Lock: Dharmagram #4

Dharmagram #4: Spiritual aspirations liberate.  Worldly attachments incarcerate. – Stonepeace

03
Nov
2017

Forces: Super Short Story #462

Super Short Story #462: Forces The more she tries to increase centrifugal force to swing away, to ‘think’ away, to…

30
Oct
2017

Skin: Super Short Story #460

Super Short Story #460: Skin The snake was overwhelmed by disgust at his half-shed skin, but more so by his…

27
Jun
2017

No Opinions?

Danny Rand of ‘Iron Fist’ sharing a Zen saying (in episode 1), so he claims. The closest Chinese equivalent I…

29
May
2017

Sunburn

‘Love’ hurts when it becomes clinging.

26
Apr
2017

精进

问:‘精进勇猛’修行算‘执着’吗? 答:‘执着’ = 用贪嗔痴之贪心运作 = 是不该做的。 ‘精进勇猛’修行 = 为了断以上贪嗔痴 = 是该做的。

10
Mar
2017

Clean Cut

The Buddha-to-be cutting off his princely hair to express renouncing of worldly attachments for the sake of seeking the path…

24
Jan
2017

Slow Idiots Vs Fast Maniacs

Interestingly, other drivers might think the same of you? Hmmm… If you always expect the world to centre around your…

24
Jan
2017

Hipster Stuff

Hilarious Ladybird satire series. This one on the hipster phenomenon. Check out the ‘nostalgic sub-trending’ bicycle bar moustache. Why struggle…

28
May
2016

Awesome Castle

Attachment to romanticising the moment can lose immediacy of the moment. (From Tom Gauld’s ‘You’re All Just Jealous Of My…

12
Apr
2016

Lamentations: Wandering Thought #275

Lamentations: Wandering Thought #275: Even if those whom we had good times with do not remember or treasure them like…

17
Jun
2015

The Cinderella Koan

In the musical movie, ‘Into The Woods’, which retells the Cinderella story (among other fairy tales), her shoes got stuck…