Morality of Letting Go

The native African has intelligent way to catch the baboons. They put food that the baboons love in the jug. And they try to let the baboons see the jug with full of food. When the native African gone. The baboons come to the jug and put their hands into the jug to get the food. But the mouth of the jug is so small so that the baboons can not withdraw the food with their hands. And they are not willing to give up food in the jug. So the native African can easily to catch the baboons. This story shows us that if the baboons give up the food in the jug and run away. They can easily withdraw their hands from the jug and escape from the hunters. But the baboons did not letting go… just like us, human being.

If who lost love, accept letting go and open his mind to think that everything in this life is impermanent and nothing last forever and wish the best for his ex. He won’t be suffering.

If who lost job, accept letting go and open his mind to think that everything in this life is impermanent and nothing last forever and give for himself another chance to do what he loves. He won’t be suffering.

If who lost money, accept letting go and open his mind to think that everything in this life is impermanent and nothing last forever and lucky that he is still have health to start again. Life is experience journey.

If the gambler accept letting go his thinking about lucky and unfortunate. And know how to shame with family and friends when lazy for work and put wrong hope in illusory things to have easily money.

If the addict accept letting go drug and get away from bad friends. He won’t be suffering.

If the people don’t greedy for money and run follow materialism. This planet won’t be suffering like today.

By : Thich Thong Lac ( edit by KimChi Luu )

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