Tag: Buddha

BE INDEPENDENT

Work out your own salvation.  Do not depend on others.  ~~ Buddha ~ If we want something done right, don’t we usually have to do it ourselves?  Independence is when you don’t need help from others to get things done.  The world can be a difficult…

Day of Enlightenment

BODHI DAY, The Buddha’s Day of Enlightenment

There are many pathways to enlightenment. One of these is in the celebration of Bodhi Day, December 8th, the Day of Enlightenment in the world of Buddhism. The historical Buddha was a prince named Siddhartha Gautama, who was disturbed by thoughts of sickness, old age and…

LET THE ANGER GO

When you are angry, let it go, not just for a better future, but also because you’re a good person. And a good person isn’t angry most of the time. Instead, he sees beauty in the world and strives for a positive life, in which others…

Friends

SHARING HAPPINESS

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by being shared.    ~ Buddha     ~ Unlike most everything in life that is shared, happiness can be given to an infinite number of…

Serenity

OUR MIND – AN INFORMING OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind.  If you speak and act with a polluted mind, suffering will follow you, as the wheels of the oxcart follow the footsteps of the ox.  Everything is based on mind, is led by…

Door

THE POWER OF SILENCE

We can make conscious contact with God, transcend the limitations of a dichotomous world, and regain the power that is only available to us when we’re connected to the Source.  This is what I call “getting in the gap.”  It’s where we create, manifest, heal, live,…