There is a Buddhist precept that asks us to be mindful of how rare it is to find ourselves in human form on earth. To feel enormous appreciation for the fact that we are here as individual spirits filled with consciousness.
People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered.
Forgive them anyway
If you are kind, people may accuse you of being selfish, with ulterior motives.
Be kind anyway
As I’m sitting on my recliner in a corner of my “writing hut,” I look across the room and notice a cup holder with various writing essentials on my desk. What stood out wasn’t the different amount of pens I had. It was the lonely #2 yellow pencil. How could that be?