A New Way of Seeing

A Sunflower

Several men sitting in a circle took a photo of a sunflower in the center. Each of them insists only his photo is correct while the photos of others are wrong.

Dreams

A wise one knows whether his dream or life goals when achieved will harm or benefit himself.

An unwise one believes his dream when achieved will harm himself as a dream that benefits himself.

A wise one gains benefits by achieving his dreams.

An unwise one gains pain in life and wastes his life by achieving his dreams.

The Creator

The one who creates your life.

The one who creates your misery.

The one who creates your happiness.

The creator is you.

The Key to Improving Your Life

Your speech comes from your mind.

Your actions come from your mind.

Your life is determined in your mind.

Your future is decided in your mind.

The key to improving your life is in your mind.

Who You Will Encounter in Your Life

Your mind determines your life direction.

Your life direction determines who and what kind of people you will encounter in your life.

Your life direction also determines who and what kind of people you will not encounter in your life.

Helpful and Harmful People in Your Life

A car can be helpful or harmful to you depending on how you use it.

Likewise, your family members, friends, co-wokers and other people you meet in your life can be helpful or harmful to you depending on how you deal with them.

Silencing a Fire Alarm

Eliminating symptoms of life pain while leaving the cause is like silencing a sounding fire alarm without extinguishing the fire.

When You Are Helpful

When you are helpful to your family, your family appreciates and protects you.

When you are helpful to the society, the society appreciates and protects you.

When you are helpful to the world, the world appreciates and protects you.

When You Are Not Helpful

When you are not helpful to your family, it is hard to get appreciation and respect from your family.

When you are not helpful to the society, it is hard to get appreciation and respect from the society.

When you are not helpful to the world, it is hard to get appreciation and respect from the world.

When you are helpful to no one, you are on your own.

What Harm You

Believing to know what you do not know.

Believing you are right but wrong are others who you disagree.

Eliminating only the symptoms of your life problems while leaving the cause.

Your mind and body operating automatically without your awareness or choice.

I-overdose (preoccupied with self-interest).

What Benefit You

Knowing the contradiction when you believe to know what you do not know.

Knowing that others who you think are wrong are right.

Addressing causes of your life problems.

Let your mind and body operate with your awareness and choice.

Intending to benefit others.

Seeing things as they really are.

Mind and Life-Pain

If you do not want to bring pain to your stomach, know what to eat what not to eat.

If you do not want to bring pain to your life, know what to put and what not to put in your mind.

Two Kinds of Substances

Substances that harm your body when you eat.

Substances that heal your body when you eat.

Two Kinds of Thoughts

Thoughts that harm you.

Thoughts that heal you.

Two Kinds of Thoughts: World

Thoughts that harm the world.

Thoughts that heal the world.

Two Kinds of Money

Money that benefits you when you possess.

Money that harms you when you possess.

Two Ways to Have Money

Follow money.

Let the money follow you.

Two Kinds of Eating

Eating for oneself.

Eating for all.

Why is a tree a tree?

Because you see it in that way.

Finding Faults 2

The more you find faults in yourself, happier you become.

The more you find faults only in others, less happy you become.

Blaming Others

Blaming others when others do not behave according to your expectations, ideals or beliefs is like blaming the weather when a weather forecast failed to predict it correctly.

The Teachings for Your Life

The teachings that ancient people needed came in the ancient time.

The teachings that you need for your life comes from the people you meet in your life.

Treasure in Trash Bin

Words that you rejected and dumped in a trash bin when some people spoke to you because of disagreement or different viewpoints can lead you to liberation and empowerment.

Two Ways of Learning from Misery

If you can not learn from others’ misery, you are bound to learn from your own.

Your Misery and Your Actions

Your current misery is made by your past actions. Your future misery is made by your present actions.

Why Pain Comes to Life

A wall does not bump into you.

You bump into a wall.