In this episode, spiritual director John Bruna gives commentary on verse four of the Eight Verses of Mind Training:
Whenever I see ill-natured beings,
Or those overwhelmed by heavy misdeeds or suffering,
I will cherish them as something rare,
As though I’d found a priceless treasure.
He gives a clear pathway to transforming our perspectives on the challenging people in our lives. He suggests seeing these people as precious opportunities to enhance our fortitude, empathy and compassion. This episode was recorded on May 3rd, 2023.
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May you flourish in your practice and may all beings swiftly be free of suffering.