Tag: courage

20
May
2024

Courage To Give Up (Jan 8)

__ Further Reflections 37: Spiritual cultivation isthe relinquishing of bad habitsand the perpetuating of pure habits. 38: Have courage to…

26
Sep
2023

Risk

_ Risk Stand upat your own risk. Stand downat your own risk too. Be it standing up or down,make it…

02
Nov
2021

Change Or Accept

    Either we change our fate, if possible, or we willingly accept it, if necessary. — Viktor Frankl

03
Jul
2021

Curiosity: Super Short Story #746

    Curiosity: Super Short Story #746 He was not brave, just very curious. He was not arrogant, just very…

17
Mar
2020

Be Brave To Seek Help

From ‘The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ by Charlie Mackesy: Be brave to seek help when needed,…

21
May
2019

Death Reflections #17

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

12
Sep
2018

Truth: Dharmagram #232

  Truth: Dharmagram #232 Screenshot from ‘Icarus’.

24
Mar
2018

Speak Up: Dharmagram #27

Dharmagram #27: Speaking up skilfully for one another inspires more to do the same for more – including for animals. 

03
Oct
2017

Golden Mean

A challenge of the Bodhisattva path is to know how to walk the Middle Path of courageous skilful means guided…

09
May
2017

Refined Boldness

 胆大心细? 先得心细,    后能胆大。  心细胆大! – #Stonepeace

10
Mar
2017

Bravery For Freedom

Would add that bravery (勇猛) powered by compassion (慈悲) and wisdom (智慧) is what leads to freedom (liberation) of one…

13
Dec
2016

The Horror Paradox 2

It is a rule, as if, in horror movies and stories, that no matter how terrified the protagonists are, of…

26
Sep
2014

Courage: Wandering Thought #104

Wandering Thought #104: Courage There are none as terrifying as the brave yet reckless in the spur of the moment, who…

09
May
2014

Cowardice: Wandering Thought #9

Wandering Thought #9: Cowardice Over-defensiveness becomes a form of cowardice – by not being brave enough to face the truth…

09
May
2014

Pleasant: Wandering Thought #3

Wandering Thought #3: Pleasant We can ignore unpleasant people, situations and things for a while, but we can’t ignore the ripening…

06
Feb
2014

Creepiness: Super Short Story #305

Super Short Story #305: Creepiness Creepy is when, he realised, a supposedly creepy movie, that he thought wasn’t creepy enough,…

30
Aug
2013

Reality Is More Fascinating

Here are four lessons I learnt from the movie ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’: 1. A so-called Halfling (Hobbit) can…

27
Sep
2011

Aal Izz Well?

‘3 Idiots’ is the most amazing Indian movie I have seen so far. Truly wonderfully moving, funny yet insightful. (It…

06
Apr
2011

Give Up The Ghost

A review of Radiohead’s ‘Give Up the Ghost’: Lyrics: Don’t haunt me don’t haunt me… Gather up the lost and…

06
Apr
2011

How Did The Buddha Do It?

Question: How was the Buddha-to-be able to just let go of his worldly attachments to search for the path to…