2 Colleagues had to deal with the passing of their loved ones.
As an outsider, even I m affected.
The heaviness n tugging that is at heart.
I had indigestion !
And it shows how stirring these events are.
The indirect effect on me is that they brought up disturbing emotions that I took a loooooong time to settle down.
It shows to me that I m still shallow in my practice or how easily I can be unnerved.
It brought to mind once again, that normality is the greatest bliss.
It brought to mind how important being gentle to oneself n others can be , irregardless where or when.
It brought me face to face with qns I have about life, what a surreal experience life is n can be.
How dreamlike it is in nature, how easily life can wane , yet we take too many things too seriously n get ourselves worked up unnecessarily .
It made me check against my choices: is what I m doing now right ? Is there a better way of living this precious life I have?
And I m once more acquainted with buddha’s teaching:
Om ma ne pad me hung