Thought of the week

Since I have grown in patience
Thanks to them,
To them its first fruits I should give,
For of my patience they have been the cause.

SHANTIDEVA (685-763)
Bodhicaryavatara: The Way of the Bodhisattva, op. cit. Chap. 5, verses 12-13, and Chap. 6, verses 1-3, 10, 22, 41, 107-8.