Have you looked at lojong?
I would recommend Trungpa Rinpoche's commentary on Atisha's 7 Point mind training: Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
You can read the introduction and first two chapters here: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/tib/training.htm What has been said is a drop of golden liquid. Each time you read
such a book it confirms again and again that there is something about it
which makes everything very simple and direct. That makes me immensely
happy. I sleep well, too. There is a hard-edged quality of cutting down
preconceptions and other ego battles that might be involved in presenting
the teaching. But at the same time there is always a soft spot of
devotion and simplicity in mahayana Buddhism which you can never forget.
That is very important. I am not particularly trying to be dramatic. If
it comes through that way, it's too bad. But I really do feel
extraordinarily positive about Jamgon Kongtrul and his approach to this
Edwards: You are a philosopher. Dr Johnson: I have tried too in my time to be a philosopher; but, I don't know how, cheerfulness was always breaking in.