Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Warm Heart-Calm Mind Vault
Dalai Lama Foxboro May 2009: The Dalai Lama spent a few days in Boston in May 2009, and Cecelia and I were able to go to see him in Foxboro at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. Thought I would try and herald his Holiness’s message. Call us the Modern Day Quicksilver Messenger Service.
You should, he said:
“Keep a warm heart – and a calm mind.”
Remember the kindness of your mother. He went on. The kindness of a mother is nurturing – it instills inner values. He remembers his own mother as very patient and kind.
“Avoid useless fear,” he said.
Remember, people who always say “I” “Me” “Mine” are at a higher heart attack risk.
It is important to remember: “Everyone is a human being.”
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