"An untroubled mind, No longer seeking to consider What is right and what is wrong, A mind beyond judgements, Watches and understands."
Random Buddha Quotes
We will be handed difficulties and setbacks in life. Some of which will be hard to deal with. It is how we handle these moments that makes all the difference in the world.
If you listen to the Dhamma teachings but don't practice you're like a ladle in a soup pot. The ladle is in the soup pot every day, but it doesn't know the taste of the soup. You must reflect and meditate.
Practice loving kindness meditation so that your compassion will grow. Understand the different levels of beings’ suffering.
In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel "burnout" setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term perspective
If beings knew, as I know, the results of sharing gifts, they would not enjoy their gifts without sharing them with others, nor would the taint of stinginess obsess the heart and stay there. even if it were their last and final bit of food, they would not