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Our Basic Human Spirituality

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“More fundamental than religion is our basic human spirituality. We have a basic human disposition towards love, kindness and affection, irrespective of whether we have a religious framework or not. When we nurture this most basic human resource – when we set about cultivating those basic inner values which we all appreciate in others, then we start to live spiritually.”            –His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Thought for Today

English: President Barack Obama meets with His...
English: President Barack Obama meets with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House, Saturday, July 16, 2011. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” — Tenzin Gyatso,” 14th Dalai Lama, as quoted in Words Of Wisdom: Selected Quotes by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (2001) edited by Margaret Gee, p. 71 

Thought for Today

Dalai Lama In D.C.
Dalai Lama In D.C. (Photo credit: Talk Radio News Service)

“I truly believe that individuals can make a difference in society.  Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world.” — His Holiness the Dali Lama