Category: life

A very good practice for preventing anger in the first place is to become masterful at listening.

Gyalwang Drukpa

Give quietly; don’t make a song and dance about it.

Gyalwang Drukpa

To make no mistakes is not in the power of humans; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and the good learn wisdom for the future.

Plutarch

Think of how unsettled you tend to feel after an angry outburst.

It is only by understanding suffering that we truly understand happiness.

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12 Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life

1. The Great Law.

As you sow, so shall you reap.

2. The Law of Creation.

Life doesn’t just happen. It requires our participation.

3. The Law of Humility.

You can’t change something if you refuse to accept it.

4. The Law of Growth.

When we change who and what we are within our hearts, our lives follow suit and change too.

5. The Law of Responsibility.

We must take responsibility for what is in our life.

6. The Law of Connection.

Neither the first step nor the last are of greater significance, as they were both needed to accomplish the task.

7. The Law of Focus.

You cannot think of two things at the same time.

8. The Law of Giving and Hospitality.

Give without expectation of receiving anything in return.

9. The Law of Here and Now.

Looking backward to examine what was, or forward to worry about the future, prevents us from being totally in the here and now.

10. The Law of Change.

History repeats itself until we learn the lessons we needed to learn.

11. The Law of Patience and Reward.

True joy comes from doing what we’re supposed to be doing, and knowing that the reward will come in its own time.

12. The Law of Significance and Inspiration.

The true value of something is a direct result of the energy and intent that is put into it.

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.

A beloved friend whom I met until yesterday is gone today, swept away like mountain clouds.