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This is not a ‘step-to’…

What we are doing now is what is important. It is not a ‘step-to’ Find your happiness in ‘this’ It is not a prelude to ‘that’ Love & Light! Advertisements

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It is essential…

It is essential to generate a good attitude and a good heart as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short-term and the long-term for both yourself and others will come. — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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Without a sense of universal responsibility…

“We are so closely connected that without a sense of universal responsibility, an understanding that we really are part of one big human family, we cannot hope to overcome the dangers to our very existence, let alone bring about peace … Continue reading

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Happiness…

When we speak about happiness, we are often mixing up two quite different and largely independent states — two levels of satisfaction. One the one hand, there are those pleasurable feelings which come with sensory-level experiences. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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The point of training in higher knowledge

The point of training in higher knowledge is not to become a container of facts or a believer in any particular philosophical system. The whole point is to clearly see what is truth and what is illusion in how we … Continue reading

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Happiness…

Happiness is not to be found with many efforts or will, but is here, nearby, in your relaxing and surrendering. Don’t worry, there is nothing to be done. Everything that comes up to your mind has no importance because it … Continue reading

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard a question some time back and found it so lovely, so simple, yet so profound.  “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” If we make a practice of asking ourselves that question every night, it will give our minds a worthy challenge, knowing an answer … Continue reading

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Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?

I heard the most wonderful question the other day which I intend to ask myself each night: “Did I do something today to contribute to another’s happiness?” Simple…yet…so profound… Something to contemplate, and something to give my mind to ‘do’ … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Today, on my one-year anniversary on WordPress, I want to thank all of you who have come to visit, and all of you who now follow my blog. I have had visitors from 76 countries — some countries I have … Continue reading

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I pray…

“I pray for a more friendly, more caring, and more understanding human family on this planet. To all who disike suffering, who cherish lasting happiness, this is my heartfelt appeal.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama  

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