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Everything We Need

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Life and Wellness. 1 Comment

19th April

Inspiring.  Joyous.  Humble.  Wise.

To say that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama is an incredible man would be an understatement.  I recently attended a lecture on the Dalai Lama’s Compassion Without Borders tour.  With overwhelming wisdom and powerful messages, one stood out to me more than any other.  Adversity.  The Dalai Lama spoke of how to make sense of struggle and challenge in our lives.  As if it were planned, a dear friend with whom I feel a strong connection sent me this quote just days before the lecture*:

“I asked for Strength…

And life gave me challenges to make strong.

I asked for Wisdom…

And life gave me problems to solve.

I asked for Prosperity…

And life gave me brain and brawn to work.

I asked for Courage…

And life gave me danger to overcome.

I asked for Love…

And life gave me troubled people to help.

I asked for … Read More »