Mel and Bill,
What a person says or does is a function of his or her conscious or
unconscious values and objectives in life, not ours.
What 'should' his or her values and objectives in life be?
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Bill!" <billsm...@...> wrote:
That sounds a lot like what a great bodhisattva is reported to have
Matthew 6:2 "So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with
the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by
tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full."
Matthew 6:3 "But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand
your right hand is doing,..."
> How about doing good, and then moving onto other matters without
thoughts of having done such and such acts of goodness, whatever it
personally would even go so far as to forget about entirely all that
'feel good' moment, after having committed whatever act(s) of goodness
> in peace