Right effort is about finding the sweet spot between trying too hard, and giving up too easily.
Right effort can apply to so many areas of our lives – how we use our bodies, what we focus on, how resilient we are, whether we are fulfilling our potentials or frittering them away.
Every blade of grass has its Angel that bends over it and whispers, “grow, grow.”
‘When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door we do not see the one that has been opened for us.’
‘May I live with ease.’
This is the last line of the loving-kindness (or metta) meditation I often use during meditation classes and retreats.