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Archive for September, 2008

We’re never stuck…

I don’t mean that running away from situations we don’t like, that we created, is a good solution to any situation.
But we don’t don’t have to stay in a life that feels bad. We can always find ways to change our situations without destroying the lives of other people. Change does not have to be [...]

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Dalai Lama On Kindness

“It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives.” So many people have a wonderful open heart but forget how important it is to share their openness with the world at large. We need to share our joy with the world around us. Sharing not only brings us [...]

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I only want to be ‘Normal’ if…

In an Abnormal Psychology class I took in college, I learned that ‘Normal’ was an instrument of measurement used to describe what the majority of people in a society or culture were doing at a particular time. It doesn’t mean good, bad, right or wrong…it’s just a snapshot of time.
Some cultures do things that would [...]

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Dalai Lama on Love

“Love is the center of human life.” Everyone dreams of true love and without it we would never survive. Why is it so hard to find? It seems as though everyone is so self absorbed they lose sight of themselves and others in the process.
True love and compassion is unconditional and can be felt with all [...]

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Manner’s are an important part of our planet’s positive circuitry…..

I’m not talking about the artificial formality from the olden days…I mean, what happened to the person going out the door first, holding it open for you or if you drop something, the person next to you picking it up, or waving ‘thanks’ if someone purposely lets you cut in front of them…I mean simple [...]

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Dalai Lama On Compassion

“We believe that true compassion is free of attachment.”  Compassion is similar to the unconditional love that a mother has for a child. When your child is born you give to that human being without ever expecting anything in return. The art of giving is processed on a different level and you suddenly realize how [...]

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