Compassion

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

One of the very first books I’ve read by the current Dalai Lama was “The Art of Happiness.” This book repeatedly reinforced the notion that happiness comes down to a state of mind. It’s not something that happens passively like aging, nor is it something you can catch, like a butterfly in a net. Happiness must be grown and cultivated internally through compassion.

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