• Sincere action is no less important than sincere speech - right action means never doing something that would hurt others or yourself. Respect for others, reliability, kindness, and compassion are all key. Living in the moment does not mean acting impulsively, without thought of the future.
  • Regard difficulties as opportunities to learn something.
  • You may not be able to avoid difficult situations, but you can lessen your suffering by how you choose to respond to the situation.
  • Before you start the car, reflect for a moment on what you are doing and where you are going.


Set the timer for a silent meditation that starts and ends with bells.



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