What’s in your mind when you look at this little flower?
Your answer might be:
“It can survive well even in such a challenging condition. “
“It’s nice, look awesome.”
“ I am motivated to live well.”
Have you ever think about that the flower blossom beautifully, it’ll bring benefits to all beings?
You’ll be more happy and motivated after looking at the flower. Are you?
Think about your talent?
Everyone of us, we’ve different talent, e.g. singing, dancing, drawing, talking, writing, planning, teaching, organizing, hair cutting, surgery, cure animals, make good joke or humor…….
Do you think you can perform all this talent to only yourself without benefit to others?
The answer is no, your beautiful voice beside to entertain yourself and you are able to entertain others too.
If you are a good hair stylist, you give your services to others too…
You might need to look for other hair stylist to give yourself a good hair cut.
If you are a dentist, you are also giving services to others too…..
You need services from other dentist to give dental treatment to yourself.
Be silence. Look at the flower again, it can cheer you up and also support life to other living beings like bees, butterflies,…..
Remember all your talent is not meant for yourself only.
Whatever you do, you are going to bring benefits, services and happiness to others.
We are interrelated. Nobody can live in an island.
Treasure your talent, contributed it to society and cheer up more smiling faces.
Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.
By Dalai Lama XIV