Tears scrolled sadly down his cheeks. With his hands folded tightly across his chest, the young man stared in distress at his possessions laying on the side of the road in a puddle. He slowly shook his head to and fro; accepting defeat. Just like that, he was cast out of his home with nowhere to go; no roof over his head. He was speechless at the unexpected turn in event that had crept upon him so he stood frozen in the pelting rain and cried. Continue reading Misfortunes are not that bad after all
Sometimes people ask you the question, “how are you doing?” and you sometimes don’t speak the truth. You say that you are fine and well but deep down inside you are troubled like hell.
And sometimes you wonder if people really want to know the truth or they just ask because it’s a kind thing to do.
At times you might even feel confuse because you just don’t know how to answer so the easiest thing for you to do is to say that, “everything is good.”
When in fact you may be: Continue reading How Are You? do you speak the truth?
I am joining my friend spiritualjourney17 to integrate kindness in everything I do. Will you join her?
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Have we become so isolated from each other and the web of life that we have suppressed our natural ability to be kind to ourselves, our family, friends and community?
Let’s start a revolution of kindness, starting with the way we treat ourselves!
Let’s love our thoughts, perceived flaws, weaknesses and who we are, just as we are.
Let’s practice forgiveness towards others who have acted unkindly to us. A little too hard…a bit too soon?
What if, like the Dali Lama, we made kindness our religion? What kind of a world would we have, if we made simple acts of kindness our practice?
I hope you will join me integrating kindness into our daily practices.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple, the philosophy is kindness. ~ The Dalai…
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No, it’s not Valentine’s day! But if love is all that you have to give, well every day can be Valentine’s day. Isn’t that marvelous?
And the greatest thing is that you don’t need to buy any special gifts!
Your love is enough!
When you have genuine love for everyone around you and I mean EVERYONE no matter what color, race or creed; you will always have something to give. And I’m speaking about things that money can’t buy.
and the list goes on…
When you have love… you have everything and every day can be a Valentine’s Day!
You are strong enough to handle your disappointments. Furthermore, the sun will not stop shining and the stars will still come out at nights whether you are disappointed or not.
The world will not end because of your disappointments, life will still goes on.
Therefore, there is no need to cry over spilled milk! It’s already spilled. So mop it up, and get yourself another bottle. God gave us wisdom, knowledge and understanding and it’s up to us to utilize them wisely. Continue reading 7 Little Ways to Handle Disappointment
“the beauty is in the story, not in the commas, semi-colons, and speech marks.” ~A Not So Jaded Life