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Midweek Mindfulness with the Dalai Lama — July 27, 2016

Inner development comes step by step. You may think, “Today my inner calmness, my mental peace, is very small,” but still, if you compare, if you look five, ten, or fifteen years back, and think, “What was my way of thinking then? 70 more words

Inspiration & Spirituality


Peace on earth happens when we live our lives with love and compassion

Thought For The Day

Behold: the stunning hypocrisy behind China's rant about journalists being ousted from India

Three journalists for Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency, are being unofficially kicked out of India after reportedly violating rules pertaining to Tibetan encampments—and China’s government-backed media is apoplectic. 753 more words

Book talk: A Force for Good

A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama’s Vision for Our World by Daniel Goleman

I am not normally one to read self-help, religious books but I have been draw to this genre of books lately, due to curiosity. 491 more words

Thoughtful - Dalai Lama XIV

“The ultimate source of comfort and peace is within ourselves.”
– Dalai Lama XIV
Homesteading Downsized

3 Day Quote Challenge Day 2

“Happiness is not ready made; It comes from your own actions.”
-Dalai Lama

It’s true, happiness is not innately guaranteed. It is born of a combination of effort, mindset, and at times pure willpower.

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disgraced beauty

Year 2007 collection. “To create a free society is not to accomplish the impossible task of convincing all people to abandon aggression, but to accomplish the essential task of convincing enough people to abandon the belief that aggression is ever legitimate.”  7 more words