When we use this term 'basic
goodness' it indicates some fundamental possibility. Life is possible.
Situations are possible. And anybody can start to gain some kind of insight and
appreciation of their lives. That’s what we call 'sacred.' It doesn’t mean
something dramatic, but something very simple. There’s a sacredness to
- Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, "A
New Place, A New Time"