"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost." ~His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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Contemplation on No Coming, No Going This body is not me. I am not limited by this body. I am life without boundaries. I have never been born, and I have never died. Look at the ocean and the sky filled with stars, manifestations from my wondrous true mind. Since
“This is the time to be slow, Lie low to the wall Until the bitter weather passes. Try, as best you can, not to let The wire brush of doubt Scrape from your heart All sense of yourself And your hesitant light. If you remain generous, Time will come good;
“Don’t run away from things that are unpleasant in order to embrace things that are pleasant. Put your hands in the earth. Face the difficulties and grow new happiness.” ~Thích Nhất Hạnh
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." ~Mahatma Gandhi
"In the fleeting time we have on this earth, what matters is not wealth, or status, or power, or fame, but rather, how well we have loved, and what small part we have played in making the lives of other people better." ~ President Barack Obama Tucson Memorial Address, 2011
"I kept a poem in my Bible that sustained me throughout my life. Here it is: I have only a minute...Only 60 seconds in it... Forced upon me...Can't refuse it... Didn't seek it...Didn't choose it... I have only just a minute...But eternity is in it. These words gave me hope and perspective during
“Keep it simple,” said the Dalai Lama “There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; our philosophy is kindness.”
“Rather than assuming you will know how people will act, take a deep breath and open yourself to the possibility that today is a new day.” ~Yael Shy, Five Practices for Your Daily Commute
“Natural things, such as sitting, walking, and breathing, are the starting point of developing mindfulness through the practice of meditation. We have to start small, in an ordinary, simple way. In that sense, meditating is like collecting vegetables from your backyard rather than going to the supermarket to buy them.