Duty, discipline and determination, 2011
Written in 2011 by James Low with the intention to help a particular person and their practice.
…Everyone we meet is someone we are in debt to – there is a non-negotiable duty to act for their welfare. Duty is a sense of obligation. It is not the friend of the ego’s flighty freedom, the desire to follow one’s own inclination. When we accept a duty there is a diminution of the freedom to do as we like – although we may find a different kind of freedom within the constraints of duty…