Thursday, August 22, 2019

Don't Become What You Hate

A  L  O  H  A !
 " 'Resist not evil,' 
for all passionate conflicts 
result in an interchange
 of characteristics."
Neville Goddard

"In spite of the many sins of omission 
and commission against the Indians 
that I had laid at the door of the Municipality, 
I could not help commending it's 
solicitude for the white citizens, and 
I rendered as much help as I could 
in it's laudable efforts." 
              Gandhi ca 1900

"It is my faith, based on experience, 
that if one's heart is pure, 
calamity brings in it's train 
men [sic] and measures to fight it."

You cannot police the behavior of others.
But you can choose your own response
if you do not immediately react.
Don't take it personally. Choose.

Buddha was walking with some
traveling companions when an
angry person began yelling and
berating him. Buddha remained
quite calm. At the end of the day,
his friends asked him about the 
incident and received this question:
"If someone gives you something,
and you do not accept it,
who does it belong to?"

Don't make the problems of others
your own! Just keep walking as
you have chosen to do. Do right as
you understand it impartially.
THIS is what changes the world.


Thanks, Friend!


Teresa said...

Love the story about the Buddha and your wise thoughts today.

Elephant's Child said...

Food for thought. Healthy food for thought.

Mike said...

The gal in the red shorts looks ripped. I'll bet she lifts weights.

Sandi said...

Lovely rainbow, Cloudia!

"Resist not evil,'
for all passionate conflicts
result in an interchange
of characteristics."

Hmm...uuuh...hmmm... Can't get past this one. Evil must be resisted. I like the quote at the end about not receiving an insult.

RedPat said...

A thoughtful post, Cloudia.

William Kendall said...

What a rainbow!

Adam said...

Nice sayings

Cloudia said...

Love You Friends

Light and Voices said...

I need to do a lot of keep on walking. Thanks for the advice.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Food for thought, and really beautiful sky shots. I love that rainbow!

Tom said...

...oh how I've missed those rainbows and sunsets!

Michelle said...

Great quotes today and thanks for linking up!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That is just amazing! I read your quotes out loud tonight. How wonderful to have such a good attitude!

Lady Fi said...

Gorgeous shots! Love that rainbow.

Kay said...

Lovely photos! I'm reflecting on your quotes, especially "resist not evil." My mind keeps returning to Nazi Germany...

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beautiful views of your gorgeous Hawaiian skies Cloudia and wonderful advice in your quotes 💙💜

betty-NZ said...

Great skies, as usual! I love the rainbow above the buildings!

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