drop your ruler…

The nature give us all resources, they never ask anything as return. Why are we so calculative? Be generous, you'll discover the beautiful path in life.

The nature give us all resources, they never ask anything as return. Why are we so calculative? Be generous, you’ll discover the beautiful path in life.

Are you calculative?

How do you handle your job?

Do you willing to help others in office?

Do you perform your job strictly based on your job description?

When you dine out with friends or colleagues, how do you share your bill?

Are you calculate based on individual ordering, divide by tax based on ratio, included petrol, toll and parking fees for bill sharing?

How about housework? How do you share your housework with family members?

Are you evaluate everything in life based on calculation in quantitative method?

When you pay a bit extra, you feel like people are taking advantage from you. You are losing.

In your heart, you always bring a RULER to do measuring, to ensure you are always “GAIN” or “WIN”.

Are you happy with this type of lifestyle?

In life, there are many things we can’t measure in quantitative, say LOVE, CARE, COMPASSION, FILIAL PIETY, HONESTY, POSITIVE ENERGY, WISDOM and others.

All this good virtues are so beautiful and valuable to build up good relationship with others and it’ll benefit the most to you YOURSELF.

The more we GIVE, The more we GAIN in life.

Be generous! I am so grateful that I can contribute more…. How nice…

A little extra work, will make you to learn more, A little extra cents you are paying, will never make you a poorer person, A little extra housework, will make you to have closer relationship with your family…

Drop your ruler, free yourself!

“Simply deal with matters with wisdom and treat people with compassion, without worrying personal gain or loss.Then, we’ll never plagued by vexations.

‘by Venerable Master Sheng Yen

 

 

 

 

 

10 responses to “drop your ruler…

  1. How wise to drop the ruler! I remember that teachers used a ruler to smack us when we gave the wrong answer. It didn’t help us to learn. It made us scared.

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