The power of intention

Intentions and motivations. Why do we do what we do? The Buddha highlighted this impulse that connects body and mind calling it “intention” [Pali “cetena”] — the urge that gives rise to all we do. Every action of body, speech, and even every thought, is preceded by this impulse.  Attending to this factor and investigating it shines a light on our actions which become habits, as habits become character, and character is the architecture of our very lives. Ron guided our reflections this week, utilizing excerpts from a talk by Andrea Fella, which you can listen to here: