“Be Grateful to Everyone.” ~ a Lojong teaching via Pema Chodron

Via elephant journal
on Dec 8, 2009
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“Often it’s the tough ones that teach you best.”

“Be grateful to everyone” is a way of saying that we can learn from any situation, especially if we practice this slogan with awareness…

“Be grateful to everyone” is getting at a complete change of attitude…

“Be grateful to everyone” means that all situations teach you, and often it’s the tough ones that teach you best… ”

~  Pema Chodron, from “Start Where You Are.”

With thanks for the tip to one of our favorite yoga sites, listed on our “Favorite Web Sites” blog roll on our home page…



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6 Responses to ““Be Grateful to Everyone.” ~ a Lojong teaching via Pema Chodron”

  1. Tobye says:

    I feel that interview would have been quite confusing to someone not familiar with Buddhism.

  2. Greg says:

    Pema was great in offering an explanation.

    Any interview to do with spirituality would be confusing with Bill Moyers as religion is not his strong area.

  3. Buddhism is confusing to those familiar with Buddhism! Seriously, though, I'll rewatch it. I really enjoyed it when it was first posted, but it's been awhile.

  4. LasaraAllen says:

    Pema is a beautiful soul who, in my opinion, offers a view into Buddhism in an accessible way. I'm grateful for her presence on the planet.

  5. emilyalp says:

    Bless her heart and keep it safe. I never grow tired of listening to Pema. <3<3<3

  6. Star says:

    I have listened to every one of Pema's audiobooks and albums that are available on iTunes and Sounds True. I ordered the cd When Things Fall Apart and can't wait to get it! She is my favorite teacher and explains things so well. So grateful for Pema. 🙂