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.
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The human mind works in incredible ways. If you have never read the following quote before, I recommend committing it to memory:
“Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”
Destiny begins with a single thought. I understand it may seem a little crazy but try to keep an open mind as we explore this topic. If you are constantly thinking negative thoughts and sending that energy out to the universe, it will become your destiny. If your thoughts consist of doubts or worry about money, you will continue to struggle in your current financial situation. If you dwell on the pain of the past, you are willfully inviting that pain into your future.
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