Jan. 5-11

“The key to developing tolerance is to separate the validity of an idea from the validity of the person holding the idea. Behind every idea is a motivation that is shaped by hopes and fears. If we are able to identify this underlying motivation, we will see the wish to find happiness and to be free from suffering.”

-Khentrul Rinpoche

This Week’s Discussion Topic
Discuss how you might apply tonight’s quote when dealing with difficult people. If you analyze whatever position or action they’re taking to find the underlying motivation behind it, how might that facilitate a more productive interaction?”

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