Ajahn Brahm retells his personal story of the ‘Two Bad Bricks’ to demonstrate how we often focus on our mistakes and negative aspects, instead of the wonderful and beautiful parts of our life. Ajahn Brahm built a brick wall at the Bodhinyana monastery and misplaced two bricks. He hated that wall, until one day someone pointed out the other 999 well placed bricks and suddenly he realised the wall was in fact a nice looking wall after all.

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