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Friday, November 25, 2005

Always be Thankful


Let us rise up and be thankful,
for if we didn’t learn a lot today,
at least we learned a little,
and if we didn’t learn a little,
at least we didn’t get sick,
and if we got sick,
at least we didn’t die;
so, let us be thankful.

-The Buddha

James's comment: No matter what our situation we can always find something to be thankful for.

-Peace to all beings-

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6 comments:

Trev Diesel said...

What a great quote James.

James said...
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"James" said...

Trev:

Indeed. I am thankful for you my friend. Keep on following the middle path!

marieroshi said...

This reminds me of the saying, "You can find humor in every situation." Maybe it's just me, but I find the Buddha quite hilarious at times.

"James" said...

Marieroshi:

I agree that the Buddha is hilarious at times. I think that laughter is an important aspect of the dharma and living mindfully.

Buddhist shop said...

James this is really nice quote. We need more compassion in this world.

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