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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:21 am

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People go to great lengths to look physically attractive, but inner beauty is a more important and stronger basis for lasting relationships.
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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:34 am

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Compassion brings peace of mind. It brings a smile to the face. Education needs not only to develop our intelligence, but also to support the basic human values of warm-heartedness and compassion. These are not qualities confined to the religious, because we all want peace of mind. And if we remember that others too are human beings like us, we can extend a sense of kindness even towards those we think of as enemies.
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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:11 pm

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The more compassionate our mind, the more we’ll be able to lead our lives transparently, honestly, truthfully, with nothing to hide.
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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:17 pm

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Human beings are social animals and heavily interdependent. Climate change threatens us all. It’s one of those natural challenges that teach us that we must work together, making a common effort to reach a common goal. A more peaceful world and a more peaceful century require that we rely not on weapons but on developing a widespread inner peace.
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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:57 am

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I’m convinced that today’s young people can achieve a more peaceful world if they cultivate warm-heartedness and inner peace.
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Re: A good thought for the day!

Postby ecker2011 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:34 pm

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Helping others brings deep satisfaction. No matter how strong we may feel, our survival depends on others. Clearly the community is crucial to individual happiness, so if we make others happy, we too derive benefit. We need to act, but if we act out of self-centredness, it’s difficult to be transparent, to earn others' trust and friendship. By learning to be more warm-hearted we can create a more compassionate world.
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