Good Karma

A really dear Aussie friend sent this to me and I think it’s words are very apt:

This is a nice reading but short.  Enjoy!  This is what The Dalai Lama has to say for 2006 about good karma. All it takes is a few seconds to read and think over.

I N S T R U C T I O N S  F O R  L I FE

  1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
  2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
  3. Follow the three R ’s:
    • Respect for self,
    • Respect for others and
    • Responsibility for all your actions.
  4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  5. Learn the rules so yo know how to break them properly.
  6. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
  7. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  8. Spend some time alone every day.
  9. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
  10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  11. Live a good, honorable life.  Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.
  12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
  13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation.  Don ’t bring up the past.
  14. Share your knowledge.It is a way to achieve immortality.
  15. Be gentle with the earth.
  16. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
  17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your ove for each other exceeds your need for each other.
  18. Judge your success by what you have had to give up in order to get it
  19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.

PS I particularly like the last one!  Linda

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