Before You SpeakBefore you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself, ‘Is it true?’ At the second ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask ‘Is it kind? Rumi
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I may seem silent but my soul is communicating with the Divine which is everything.
Pull out the thorn of greed eat not the apple of lust shoot not the arrow of anger for only the righteous walk the path of Light.
Learning not to give is a lesson no one tells us about yet there are times when the best gift we can give is nothing. Sometimes it is best to just step back and let the person experience the lesson … Continue reading
You blame those who remain silent and those who say too much even those who speak with restraint. Who in this world do you not blame? “Not my fault,” is your mantra “surely I am not to blame.”
Let me not be irritable in speech choosing kind words instead. Let me not be irritable in thought for thoughts are seeds of future actions weeds or fruit waiting to be sown.
Can’t sing in the choir your voice is not good enough. Can’t sit too close to me ’cause you smell too bad. I saw you making eyes with your neighbor’s wife can’t have such goings on in our church. This … Continue reading