courage is the basis of both healing and service, and also of joy and fulfillment and unimagined ecstasy—for what could be sweeter than daring to live our vow, in all its fullness and beauty?

i cannot overstate

i cannot overstate how extremely important it is to trust your weird, out-of-nowhere, never-been-asked-before questions; your weird, out-of-left-field, never-been-tried-before ideas and intuitions


you can reliably make yourself happier + be a better person by practicing lovingkindness and the other brahmavihārās and letting that shape how you show up in the world a word of encouragement at the…