Kshamā – Finding the Patience, Peace, and Gratitude to Handle Anything

Kshamā – Finding the Patience, Peace, and Gratitude to Handle Anything

Sometimes life can throw us a curveball. Events occur in our lives that disrupt our established patterns. These can be unhappy events, but they don’t always have to be harmful or traumatic to be unsettling. Sometimes great opportunities can turn up in our lives, which can also be disruptive.

My husband went to law school and practiced as a solicitor for ten years. He was Chairman of the Board of Governors of a new primary school.

His founding principles included a traditional academic curriculum, a rich cultural element that included singing Mozart and performing Shakespeare, and a deep commitment to philosophical inquiry and spiritual practice.

The school had only been in operation for a few years and had an enrollment of thirty-five children. It was operating out of a small suburban house, the garage had been converted into one of its classrooms.

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