Lao Tzu is right about this that when we are trying to get something done, there has to be patience. Have you ever tried to cultivate a bonsai tree? The tree itself takes years to grow. As it grows, you can determine which way it goes. You have to be careful for the weight, spacing, as well as heat, draft, and humidity. It can get delicate when working with something that requires a higher regard. Handling is the utmost importance. Our life can be as a bonsai, it can be in the growth to a work of art. We need to take care not to prod it so much that it may mar the possibilities. Remember that a bonsai tree grows in a natural way. Therefore, we need to go through the natural process as well.
As far as the eyes can see, there are answers all around. While taking some advice now and then can help over the course so that to maintain some grounds of security, it is important to know that shaping our life is in our very hands. However, on the path to make something from the outside of ourselves is tough. These are only suggestions that provide tools to equip us to make good helpful moves. Understanding these tools is one thing, however the action is essential. In creating a better world, we need to know that our hands are what can be the bridge that shapes our destiny.
Even though schooling is very important for understanding of life, there is a cultivation of mastery that brings an individual to success. Education nowadays is like an ocean of moving currents. Some waters move fast. Some move slow. Some this way or that way. Education teaches us how to live and stand on two feet. However living in the age of a technological boom, the bold letters that present on your college diploma doesn’t work standing alone. Therefore in the time of knowledge trending forth, it is essential to cultivate training in the world we are living.
Discipline is a consistent focused practice of continual efforts. While in the discipline you are centered. While there are elements that could get you away from the center, you need to constantly keep yourself on. Discipline is practiced not only in your own areas, the training ground sorta speak, it is practiced in every facet of your life. You move without thinking about it. Rather, it becomes along the line of a conscious effort. It is like a commitment you make that you are always keeping on check. As it grows within you, the discipline becomes you. It becomes your very essence. Please keep your discipline up in love and care. And respect in your daily life. Continue reading “Discipline *”
In the nature you pursue, the way you are is how your life gives to you. Your life will constantly try to match you to your request. You can be striving for success toward a new found career. So then you explore the maybe’s peering just over the hill of your circle of possibilities. Then, you are touched with the fragrance of that you put yourself in. Along the way, when you touch life in a good way with love, respect, and harmony even bringing out courage, resilience, and faith, your world becomes filled with that. How will you fill your life to cultivate toward a better world for you?
We can see the world around us and try to make a better life. Of that, you try to have a proper education, make money, buy a new car and house. While these are what one can pursue for a happy life, sometimes, it may seem a bit to grasp. There is a thought that to have a happy life, very little is needed. How could we really understand this point? Suppose we look within the roots of our nature. This is by looking within ourselves. Find what moves the gears inside that shape the other gears as it goes out. The little gears shape the big gears.
There are many places to practice human virtues: goodness, ethics, honesty, compassion, generosity, wisdom… The introspective of one’s life, you may wonder what virtues are being practiced in daily life. What shows all around, citizens, neighbors, friends, reveal virtues of all kinds on a daily basis.
There is a gift that I always want that would make me happy. It is to be big or small… that is up to you. It could cost you a pretty penny, yet should not cost you even a dime. Asking the question, what may it be? It may seem like a riddle or a puzzle. A fascinating way to describe it is that it is always there in front of you and back of you. It seems that I gave you enough of a description of what it is like.
As we turn the pages of our lives, eventually we come to a new chapter. Is it entirely different from before? How is the continuity from one chapter to another? Does it follow a centralized plot? Is it a climax? Is it foreshadowing?
These terms and ideas are common to learn about in literature class. There are probably many more to describe and relates to life.
While working with our inner and outer lives, technological advances come to our aid to making processes better. In this day in age, there are many new goodies that really try to help. Of course there are fun and games to help along our endeavors too, rather the focus is on the main purpose. There are two qualities that could raise an issue in technological advances: human and machine. It is important to keep our human quality intact. Human quality is closer to life. Machine quality pulls away from our human nature. It pulls us away, because we are not touching on what we are truly touching. To truly touch in the actions that we do, gives meaning to our lives. In lay men’s term, life will be black and white. Also, mixtures of grays and what could be empty space. Thus, we need to uphold the qualities of our human nature by letting go of new stuff. If devices need be, keep at a minimum. We need to remember to balance ourselves well. Thus, enables us to be connected better with humanity, life, and nature. And in what we do, we can be real.