Trust is perhaps the most difficult thing

To achieve, since everyone tells you lies.

Even your own thoughts and perceptions can

Tell you lies. How, then, can you trust?

Who can you trust? What can you trust?


I have learned a Buddhist secret about

Trusting that I will share with you.

It goes something like this:

Trust innocence, nothing else.

And what is innocence,

You might ask?

Innocence is the lack of


In all things;

It is beyond desire

And aversion,

It is the enlightened

Part of our nature.


It is best expressed, and most often seen

In enlightened Buddhist Masters.

Trust innocence: wherever

And in whoever and in

Whatever you may find

It, including, of

Course, in