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The Dalai Lama on Compassion

The Dalai Lama on Compassion My basic belief is that first you need to realize the usefulness of compassion, that’s the key factor. Once you accept the fact that compassion is not something childish or sentimental, once you realize that … Continue reading

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Happiness and Balance

Happiness and Balance Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.  ~ Thomas Merton Balance is a concept we will come back to time and time again on this blog.   Even in attaining happiness, … Continue reading

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Happiness and Compassion

Happiness and Compassion If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama One of the things I admire most about the Dalai Lama is his commitment to compassion.  Most … Continue reading

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Happiness and Cycles

Happiness and Cycles Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.  ~ Lao Tzu Taoist philosophy says … Continue reading

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Deng Ming-Dao: Your Journey

Deng Ming-Dao: Your Journey Tonight a piece by Deng Ming-Dao on taking your own journey, give it a read and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane Do you know Where you are On your Journey? Tao’s movement … Continue reading

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Deng Ming-Dao on Happiness

Deng Ming-Dao on Happiness Tonight another selection from one of my favorite authors and his book, 365 Daily Tao Meditations, a book I have read daily now for nearly 20 years. Have a read and have a happy day my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2014

Happy New year – 2014!!! New Year’s Day:  Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions.  Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.  ~ Mark Twain Happy New Year 2014 my friends, … Continue reading

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Happiness advice if you’re feeling down right now

Happiness advice if you’re feeling down right now Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes It seems this year and particularly this week a lot of people I know have been feeling … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of the Dalai Lama

The Wisdom of the Dalai Lama Tonight some words of wisdom from the Dalai Lama, enjoy ~ Rev Kane Satisfaction We have a largely materialistic lifestyle characterized by a materialistic culture. However, this only provides us with temporary, sensory satisfaction, … Continue reading

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Deng Ming-Dao on Beginnings

Deng Ming-Dao on Beginnings We talk a lot at the Ministry of Happiness about our journey toward happiness, it’s the beginning of the year and new day for all of us and for some that journey is a new beginning. … Continue reading

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