Instructions for Life by The Dalai Lama – from the Awaken your Spirit group

Instructions for Life by The Dalai Lama 1.Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2.When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3.Follow the three R’s: - Respect for self, - Respect for others and - Responsibility for all your actions. 4.Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 5.Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. 6.Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship. 7.When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. 8.Spend some time…
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Awaken Your Spirit – “The Good Red Road”

Awaken Your Spirit "The Good Red Road" is a term used by many different Native American tribals communities to represent one who is walking the road of balance, living right and following the rules of the Creator. 1. Search for yourself, by yourself. Do not allow others to make your path for you. It is your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.  2. Treat the guests in your home with much consideration. Serve them the best food, give them the best bed and…
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A reason, a season or a lifetime – unknown

I received the following text in an e-mail and I unfortunately do not know the author. However what is written is wonderful and has helped me a lot and I like to share any good that I can. So I hope that you may benefit and if anyone knows the author please let me know so that I can give them the credit that is so rightly deserved. People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.  When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for…
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Our deepest fear – Marrianne Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God…
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A Psalm of Life – by H.W. Longfellow

Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem.Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal;  Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But to act, that each to-morrow Find us farther than to-day. Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to…
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