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It is not what happens that matters…

It is not what happens that matter, but how we respond… Love & Light! Advertisements

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Patience is the practice of peace

“Patience is the practice of Peace” It is being content with whatever is going on; with persons, with situations, with conditions, with ourselves… It is not wanting for things to be different than they are ‘right where we find ourselves’. … Continue reading

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om All is pure as it is. I am pure as I am.

om All is pure as it is. I am pure as I am. om svabhava suddha sarva dharma svabhava suddho’ham For further information on this mantra, see my teacher’s blog: http://greatmiddleway.wordpress.com/…/you-are-pure-as…/

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Without giving up hope…

“Without giving up hope that there is somewhere better to be, that there is someone better to be –we will never relax with where we are or who we are.” –Pema Chodron

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We are so closely connected…

“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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When the sun shines…

“When the sun shines, it shines without any discrimination; it shines on every point of the country, every nook and corner. We should be like that.” — Insights from the Dalai Lama

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We are all connected

As I start my day and see the result of my multi-tasking yesterday (a big blister on my thumb from steam, from boiling water dry on the stove and trying to remove my steamer basket with vegetables, and the resulting … Continue reading

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We might say–and truly believe–that we’re doing everything we can…

“We might say–and truly believe–that we’re already doing everything we can to avoid suffering. But if we were to look more closely, we might see that, while hating our pain, we seem to love many of the things that cause … Continue reading

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Our life is a creation of our mind

“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life to tomorrow: our life is the creation of our mind.”–Dhammapada

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