Human values like democracy,cannot be stopped.
Human values like democracy, freedom of speech and freedom of the individual, these are changes whose momentum cannot be stopped.
We have seen the truth and power of these words over the past year as we have seen them in the long and varied history of man.
For only so long can these basic rights be crushed and no matter who you are or where you are if you fail to respect these values you will in the fullness of time see that…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 18, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments
All good qualities must be sown and cultivated
All good qualities must be sown and cultivated. We can’t expect to change overnight from an ordinary person into one with high realizations.
What does that mean?
As with all thing just like a seed once sown we have to wait a little time to see the joy of the plant that it will become. We have to put in some work to get to this stage we have to weed the ground water the plant tend the young shot.
Added by barry von clemens on May 17, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments
Our motivation in life
The quality of everything we do: our physical actions, our verbal actions, and even our mental actions, depends on our motivation.
These few words give us guidance on how important it is for us all to examine our motivation which leads our everyday lives.
If we take the time to take a few simple steps such as to cultivate respect for those around us. To ensure that this is a sincere and true respect from the heart.
To take the time in our…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 16, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments
This thought has two parts. The first part talks about how to achieve an open heart, the second part talks about what will happen once you have achieved some level of skill at opening your heart.
If your heart is full of love and your mind is calm, you can blocked the…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 14, 2012 at 6:48am — No Comments
Patience guards us against losing our presence of mind so we can remain undisturbed, even when the situation is really difficult.
It gives us a certain amount of inner peace, which allows us some self-control, so that we can choose to respond to situations in an appropriate and compassionate manner, rather than being driven by our disturbing emotions.
In this way we can bring true and long lasting harmony to a situation.
Spiritual leader of…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 11, 2012 at 6:35am — No Comments
“In our quest for happiness we are all fundamentally the same
“In our quest for happiness and the avoidance of suffering, we are all fundamentally the same, and therefore equal.
This is an important point. For if we can integrate an appreciation of this fundamental human equality into our everyday outlook, I am very confident that it will be of immense benefit, not only to society at large, but also to us as individuals.
Whenever I meet people —…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 10, 2012 at 8:57am — No Comments
Actively promoting the positive inner qualities of the human heart
Actively promoting the positive inner qualities of the human heart will be appreciated by all.
Our inner lives are something we ignore at our own peril, and many of the greatest problems we face in today’s world are the result of such neglect.
So, actively promoting the positive inner qualities of the human heart that arise from our core disposition toward compassion, and learning to combat our…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 9, 2012 at 5:50am — No Comments
Compassion is useful
Once you realize that compassion is useful, that it is something really worthwhile, you immediately develop a willingness to cultivate it.
In our modern lives one thing that we fail to value so often is compassion which is one of the greatest things that we can show in life.
Genuine compassion is based not on our own projections and expectations, but rather on the rights of the other: irrespective of whether another person is a close friend or an…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 7, 2012 at 6:57am — No Comments
Fear, hatred, and suspicion narrow your mind
Fear, hatred, and suspicion narrow your mind – compassion opens it
Fear hatred and suspicion all negatives that bring only more negatives into our lives.
When we fear or hate some thing or some one we close the doors and do not look beyond them were we will find the answers that we need to put aside the fear and hatred and turn it into understanding and love.
Suspicion can lead to these things and also will close our…Continue
Added by barry von clemens on May 4, 2012 at 6:55am — No Comments