We can find satisfaction anywhere
-a simple walk may give more pleasure than any other entertainment.
But until we open our hearts,
there is little inspiration, inner light, or warmth to sustain us,
for we are constantly undermining ourselves.
Ultimately no one can help us very much unless we take the first step,
listen to ourselves, encourage ourselves, and
give ourselves confidence by taking refuge in our hearts.
Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche
Gesture of Balance