Better or Worse

prunus-branches-Any situation, whether “good” or “bad”, will be made better or worse by the attitude we bring when facing it.

Will a negative attitude ever improve a bad situation? Even a positive situation can be spoiled by a poor attitude. In contrast, a negative situation can be made tolerable by a good attitude, and an already positive situation can be vastly improved.

We may not be able to control all aspects of a given situation, but the attitude we bring is always ours to determine. Which will you choose?

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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3 Responses to Better or Worse

  1. joanwsdixon says:

    Thank you. I needed to hear this at this very moment.

  2. Greg S. says:

    Thanks as always for the practical guidance. Seems that this message is right in line with Right Effort.

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