Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it
Jan14

Just because it’s not up to you doesn’t mean that you are not up to it

When we are asked to do something challenging, especially something whose results depend on factors beyond our control,…

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Destiny may determine the complexion of our face, but we determine the expression on our face
Jan13

Destiny may determine the complexion of our face, but we determine the expression on our face

“Is everything destined?” We may ask when factors beyond our control wreck our efforts to succeed in life. Gita wisdom answers…

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Contemplation is the foundation of action; without contemplation, what we do is not action but reaction
Jan12

Contemplation is the foundation of action; without contemplation, what we do is not action but reaction

Some people view contemplation and action as opposites: “If we are contemplative, we can’t be active.” To substantiate…

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The essence of discipline is to make our intelligence faster than our mind
Dec31

The essence of discipline is to make our intelligence faster than our mind

Suppose we tend to waste too much time on Facebook. We can try to discipline ourselves, but fail. Why is becoming disciplined…

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To understand what is wrong in the world, look first in the mirror, not the newspaper
Dec29

To understand what is wrong in the world, look first in the mirror, not the newspaper

When we hear about the many things wrong in the world, we may feel distressed and disheartened. To make sense of things, we…

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If we eat waste, it shows in our waist
Dec26

If we eat waste, it shows in our waist

Whenever we eat a lot, we may enjoy it initially. But we will suffer eventually. Especially if we eat junk food, that comes…

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