Arrogance and low self-esteem: flip sides of the same coin

  If we’re accused of being arrogant, it’s not very comfortable, is it? “No!” we think. “I don’t have pride. I have low self-esteem.”   We all have low self-esteem. In fact, His Holiness the Dalai Lama when he heard about the extent of low self-esteem in our...

What is love for others? And what is love for self?

We talk a lot about loving ourselves – but what does it actually mean? In relation to others, I think we could say that genuine love is our heartfelt wish that they be happy and our delight for them when they are happy. And how we’d show it would be to do whatever we...
Postcard 7 from Robina: London, June 2, 2011

Postcard 7 from Robina: London, June 2, 2011

I’ve been in London for ten days already. I love being here. London’s my old stamping ground. I came here first, ripe and ready for revolution, on January 4, 1968. I’d just turned 23. I’d sailed from Melbourne on the P&O liner, The...