time.tuihealthcareJune? I last posted in June. One part of my summer was diving into some divine books. One book I keep reading again and again is “Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior” by Chogyam Trungpa. I have been deeply exploring one particular passage that feels so relevant to the dynamics of our communal here and now:

“If you want to solve the world’s problems, you have to put your own household, your own individual life, in order first. That is somewhat of a paradox. People have a genuine desire to go beyond their individual, cramped lives to benefit the world. But if you do not start at home, then you have no hope of helping the world. So the first step in learning how to rule [authentically contribute] is learning how to rule your household, your immediate world. There is no doubt that, if you do so, then the next step will come naturally. If you fail to do so, then your contribution to this world will be further chaos.”