Today is our last trio tracking day.
In the early sunlight the humble chamisa looked like a precious flower. Like a set from an old movie, with fake snow placed just so, and the lighting perfect. I missed the best moment, because I had to do an errant and when I returned the light had already flattened out a lot, but still…
When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion, even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until we see clearly that our love is not contingent upon the other person being lovable.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Luckily we have lots of opportunity to practice this in life.