Thursday, April 22, 2010

There are many ways of getting love in your life

Inspired Quote of the Day

The more we think of others, the happier we are. The more we think of ourselves, the more suffering we feel. ~HH, the Dalai Lama

Today's Brilliance

Kit Cassingham

Kit Cassingham

Kit is an environmentalist and an expert who guides us on going green.

If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...

There are many ways of getting love in your life. Being likeable and lovable, dependable and constant, as well as considerate and generous are the obvious ways people attract love.

But there's another thing to do that's even more satisfying and rewarding, and that's giving love. Giving love to all living things, including the earth, is the key to getting love.

What a challenge, especially when you first start the practice! Be mindful of your attitudes and actions. It gets easier with time and practice.

There will be times you'll think it's not fair to be doing all the giving, but practice will overcome that reaction, too. It's like an addiction: the more you give the more you want to give, and the more you get in return. Mother Theresa is the common example of this practice. Can you do it?

As Nike says, "Just Do It". Just decide to give love. You'll get more love in your life that way. Whether you are loving peo...

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