The Sixty-first Gate
The faculty of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] the mind is pure..
mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm...
The Sixtieth Gate
The faculty of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly perform many kinds of work.
keeping aware; heedful: mindful...
The Fifty-ninth Gate
The faculty of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly attain many kinds of wisdom
exertion of physical or mental power
The Fifty-eighth Gate
The faculty of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] follow the words of others.
confidence in the truth or...
The Fifty-seventh Gate
The four bases of mystical power are a gate of Dharma illumintion; for [with them] the body-and-mind is light.
The four bases of mystical power / acting at will :...
What you have said very much resonates with me. I too believe it is important to take action where we can and to allow the precepts
Geez I can't tell you how often I have music in my brain. I often drive my coworkers crazy with it. Luckily lately I have been listening to jpop/jrock
Such beautiful pictures!
Thank you for the link I am going to have to take a look at it and comment back further. I have always loved cooking and I see cooking as meditation.
My crazy brain gives me all kinds of ear worms. But it is all grist for the mill.