Peace starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us. When our community is in a state of peace, it can share peace with neighboring communities, and so on. When we feel love and kindness towards others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. – 14th Dalai Lama
Meditation Secrets To Life
“We need to meditate on what is peaceful. Once we have ‘filled up’ in this way, we once again have an abundance of love to send out into the world.”
~ Jean Shinoda Bolen
What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger
´Each thought, each action in the sunlight of awareness becomes sacred´
Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed – Psalm 82:3
Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching. C.S. Lewis (Yoga on the beach | by Michael.Sutton)
The MindI Is What The Brain Does
One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak – GK Chesterton (Meditating Monk at Wan Pan Tao, China)
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions – GK Chesterton
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it – Abraham Lincoln (Natural Beauty)
Dare to enter the darkness to bring another into the light – Tony Kirwan (The Traveler by JD Ardiansyah)
His cloak swirling theatrically, this Shaolin monk strikes a pose on the mountain.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it – Abraham Lincoln (The Fisherman by JD Ardiansyah)
You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know – William Wilberforce
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me. I am a free human being with an independent will. – Charlotte Bronte (The Eyes of Children around the World © JD Ardiansyah)
I have the courage to fail; yet the determination to succeed.
I know that together we can do something about it. (100,000 monks in meditation for world peace)
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
Be the light !!
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Inside myself is a place where I live all alone, and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.– Pearl S. Buck
There’s still much to be done, Let’s not lose sight.
It’s time to be counted amongst the heroes who are willing to take the pen of history and write a future of freedom for children worldwide.
Start where you are, Use what you have, Do what you can.
Love has within it a redemptive power, and there is a power there that eventually transforms individuals. (Krishan Bansal India Shortlist Youth Environment 2015)
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.
The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people the more peaceful your life will become.
Do not let behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.
If there must be madness and time crunches and chaos in your life then let there be chaos. But find strength and stillness to be the eye inside that storm. These things are happening around you nothing is happening to you.
Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else, you are the one who gets burned. – Wise Buddha quote about anger
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
Let go of the people who dull your shine, poison your spirit, and bring you drama. Cancel your subscription to their issues.
The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand.
Photograph levitation by JD Ardiansyah
“If you’re looking for inner peace from the outside world, you’re not going to get that. The inner peace starts with looking at you from the inside. Understanding that everything that comes to you is what you are. Everything from friends to boyfriends to the job you get – it’s all a direct reflection of what you are on the inside.”
– Mary J. Blige