December 27 : Reflection

Reflect for a minute about the kindness of others, the kindness not only of friends and family but also of strangers who work in society and whose work helps us. Reflect on the benefit of people who challenge us because they make us discover resources within ourselves that we did not know we had. Reflect for a minute on the kindness of others. See how dependent we are on others’ kindness, and how much benefit we have received. Respond from your heart with a wish to repay that kindness; wish to make a positive contribution to the welfare of all those other living beings. See your spiritual practice as one way that you can make a positive impact because by progressing along the path yourself, you develop more capability to be of direct benefit and to work for the welfare of others.

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