June 30, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/30/2007


The pessimist sees the difficulty inEvery opportunity; the optimist sees the Opportunity in every difficulty.

~~ L.P. Jacks


June 29, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/29/2007


It is not because things are difficult that weDo not dare; it is because we do not dareThat they are difficult.

~~ Seneca


June 28, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/28/2007


To have courage for whatever comes in life -Everything lies in that.

~~ Saint Teresa of Avila


June 27, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/27/2007


If you are distressed by anything external, thePain is not due to the thing itself but to yourOwn estimate of it; and this you have the powerTo revoke at any moment.

~~ Marcus Aurelius


June 26, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/26/2007


Silence is our deepest nature, our home,Our common ground, our peace.Silence reveals. Silence heals.

~~ Gunilla Norris


June 25, 2007

June 24, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/24/2007


All healing involves replacing fear with love.

~~ A Course in Miracles


June 23, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/23/2007


Forgiveness is the exercise of compassionAnd is both a process and an attitude. In theProcess of forgiveness, we convert the sufferingCreated by our own mistakes or as a result of being hurt by others into psychologicalAnd spiritual growth. Though the attitude ofForgiveness we attain happiness and serenityBy letting go of the ego's incessant need toJudge ourselves and others.

~~ Joan Borysenko


June 22, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/22/2007


Love is all we have, the only wayThat each can help the other.

~~ Euripides, Orestes

June 21, 2007

June 20, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/20/2007


"We constantly judge ourselves. Our minds Decide what our experience should or shouldNot be - relentlessly labeling things good orBad - and demand that our lives conform toOur labels. Then, when pain comes into ourLives - and it does to every life - we not onlySuffer it, but we suffer our suffering as well.We add the mind's harsh judgement of painTo our actual experience of it. By practicingSilence, we may discover the ways in whichWe intensify our pain by judging it. Then weHave a chance to become lass harsh, moreForgiving."~~Gunilla Norris


June 19, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/19/2007


"This is the advice that the holy being Venerable Atisha gave to Venerable Jangchub Ö."


June 18, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/18/2007


"I who am ignorant request you to take this advice to heart."


June 17, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/17/2007


"If you practice like this you will delight me, and you will bring happiness to yourself and others."


June 16, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/16/2007


"You should consider this well because it is not just words from the mouth, but sincere advice from the heart."


June 15, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/15/2007


"Meditate according to the advice of your Spiritual Guide and dry up the river of samsaric suffering."


June 14, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/14/2007


"Friends, there is no happiness in this swamp of samsara, so move to the firm ground of liberation."


June 13, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/13/2007


"Being under the influence of wrong views you do not realize the ultimate nature of things, therefore investigate correct meanings."


June 12, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/12/2007


"Since this human life is wasted by indulging in distractions, now is the time to practice concentration."


June 11, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/11/2007


"You remain in samsara through the power of laziness, therefore ignite the fire of the effort of application."


June 10, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/10/2007


"Since hatred is rife in these impure times, don the armour of patience, free from anger."


June 09, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/9/2007


"Always keep pure moral discipline for it leads to beauty in this life and happiness hereafter."


June 08, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/8/2007


"Distracting enjoyments have no essence, therefore sincerely practice giving."


June 07, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/7/2007


"Since you will definitely have to depart without the wealth you have accumulated, do not accumulate negativity for the sake of wealth."


June 06, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/6/2007


"Since you cannot tame the minds of others until you have tamed your own, begin by taming your own mind."


June 05, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/5/2007


"All happiness comes from the blessings of your Spiritual Guide, therefore always repay his kindness."


June 04, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/4/2007


"Since all the happiness and suffering of this life arise from previous actions, do not blame others."


June 03, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/3/2007


"Beware, offending a holy being is worse than dying, therefore be honest and straightforward."


June 02, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/2/2007


"If the things you desire do not come it is due to karma created long ago, therefore keep a happy and relaxed mind."


June 01, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/1/2007


"It is completely meaningless to put effort into activities that have no essence."